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
is the current version
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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.
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 8.0 is coming real soon now
A test version is available, hopefully the last one before 8.0.
This includes several fixes and an updated Ruby version in the MS-Windows build.
Please give it a try, last chance to report problems!
The relevant information can be found 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.
| Recent Script Updates
|| 5,347 scripts, 11,474,485 downloads
|| pace.vim : Measure the pace of typing (in Insert mode &c.)
||(1.0) Initial upload - Aliaksei Budavei
|| AdvancedSorters : Sorting of certain areas or by special needs.
||(1.21) - BUG: :SortUnfolded and :SortRangedBy... remove comment sigils (like "#") when 'formatoptions' contains "j". Temporarily reset 'formatoptions' to avoid interference of user settings. Thanks to Holger Mitschke for reporting this! - Ingo Karkat
|| Buffer Hint : A handy buffer switcher
||(1.1.1) Fix LoadPrevious, thanks to Jianping Liu. - Yanhui Shen
|| MUcomplete : Chained (fallback) completion that works the way you want!
||(0.1.1) Fix a bug preventing tab completion to display the popup menu. - Lifepillar
|| vim-qf : Tame the quickfix window.
||(0.1.0) Added "preview" command: p - Romain Lafourcade
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The tips are located on the
Vim Tips wiki.
This is a platform to exchange tips and tricks from and for Vim users.
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