Vim - the ubiquitous text editor
Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to make creating and
changing any kind of text very efficient.
It is included as "vi" with most UNIX systems and with Apple OS X.
Vim is rock stable and is continuously being developed to become even better.
Among its features are:
- persistent, multi-level undo tree
- extensive plugin system
- support for hundreds of programming languages and file formats
- powerful search and replace
- integrates with many tools
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Releasing version 8.0 and getting close to the 25th birthday inspired the writing of
It contains links to relevant info and can be used to convince a friend to start using Vim.
Happy 25th birthday!
Vim version 1.14 was the first public release of Vim, distributed on Fred Fish disk 591. The executable has the version information "Vi IMitation v1.14 (Nov 2 1991 0:36:35)". That is exactly 25 years ago.
Raise your glass to Vim! (Bram Moolenaar)
Vim 8.0 released!
After more than ten years there is a major Vim release.
It gives you interesting new features, such as channels, JSON, Jobs, Timers, Partials, Lambdas, Closures, Packages and more.
Test coverage has been increased, many bugs were fixed, this is a rock stable version.
Read more about it in the announcement. (Bram Moolenaar)
Vim: The power tool for everyone!
See pictures of Bram's latest visit to Uganda on
Read the visit report on the ICCF website.
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* New commands: \dt and \pt - Jakson Aquino
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||(1.1.1) Proper expansion of special characters in makeprg and grepprg - Daniel Moch
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||(v1.1) - Added airline theme.
- Added Sass, XML, and Markdown syntax highlighting.
- Update syntax highlighting.
- Added NERDTree support.
- Improve blue light and white colors.
- Bug fixes and minor improvements. - Diki Andriansyah
|| sh.vim : Indenting for Shell script
||(4.25) bug fix - Clavelito Cla
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Vim Tips wiki.
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