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Article about installing gVim on Windows7

[2014-01-10] Pritesh Ugrankar has written an article that was published in the Open Source For You Magazine. You can read it here (PDF). Thanks to the publisher to allow us to re-publish the article. (Bram Moolenaar)

Vim 7.4 released!

[2013-08-10] Finally, after more than a thousand patches, there is a new version of Vim. This is mostly a bug-fix release. Also, many runtime files have been improved, syntax highlighting and indenting works better. To find out the details, do ":help version7.4" after installing it. Direct link to the MS-Windows installer. For Linux you probably want to use Mercurial for convenient building. For MacVim look here. Otherwise see the download page. (Bram Moolenaar)

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  Recent Script Updates  4,831 scripts, 8,973,797 downloads 
[2014-04-24]  sensible.vim : Defaults everyone can agree on
(1.1) Break undo after CTRL-U. Set shiftround. Set tabpagemax=50. Set nrformats-=octal. Set sessionoptions-=options. Set history=1000. Set ttimeoutlen=100. Set encoding=utf-8 in gvim. Override shell=fish to use a supported shell instead. Use ASCII only listchars. Drop fillchars. Drop smartcase. Drop autowrite. Drop showmatch. Drop Y mapping. Don't clobber scroll offsets. Don't override a... - Tim Pope
[2014-04-24]  Changing color script : Syntax highlight colors change gradually based on minutes of hour
(18.0) Made time passing effect co-operate with when you finish writing your changes vs. just browsing around text without editing it.  This latter now uses the more intuitively named 'permanent' color scheme.  If you want to change it the variable is called g:permanentColorScheme.  Simply set that to the string equalling the name of your favorite color scheme in your _vimrc, e.g. "koehler", or "morning"... - Paul Contreras
[2014-04-24]  vim-clang : Yet another C/C++ code completion plugin based on Clang
(0.2.4) * fix ClangGenPCHFromFile * fix ClangCompleteInit - Jianjun Mao
[2014-04-24]  EightHeader : Easily format and decorate (fold)headers, toc, etc.
(1.0) Compressed to vimball archive. - Laszlo Bimba
[2014-04-23]  VimOutliner : Outline processor designed for lightning fast authoring
(0.3.7) This update of VimOutliner adds new plugins and scripts. Cleanup of code, bug fixes, and corrections of documentation. Faster checkboxes and more optimization. - Vim Outliner
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