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RltvNmbr.vim : Display relative line numbers

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created by
Charles Campbell
 
script type
utility
 
description
The RltvNmbr plugin uses the signs feature to display the line numbering relative to the current line.  A number of commands take [count] arguments for which this is helpful.

:RltvNmbr
    This command turns relative line numbering on.

:RltvNmbr!
    This command turns relative line numbering off.

CAVEAT:
    Your vim must have the signs feature compiled in!  This typically means that your vim has been configured and compiled to be "huge":
        configure --with-features=huge
        compile
        install

To check this:
:echo has("signs")
should show a "1".  Alternatively, look at the output of  :version  and see if you have +signs listed.

(alpha/beta version available at http://www.drchip.org/astronaut/vim/index.html#RLTVNMBR)
 
install details
vim RltvNmbr.vba.gz
:so %

(assuming you have vim 7.1 or later; with vim 7.0, you'll need to upgrade your vimball plugin)
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
RltvNmbr.vba.gz 3 2008-11-21 7.0 Charles Campbell * Speeded up sign unplacing
* Included g:rltvnmbrmode to report en/dis-ablement of relative numbering
* Includes some more autocmds for relative number updating
RltvNmbr.vba.gz 2 2008-08-20 7.0 Charles Campbell Been a number of requests to provide a toggling command, and so:  :RN  will toggle RltvNmbr'ing.  Plus a few more events will redraw the relative numbering signs.
RltvNmbr.vba.gz 1 2008-08-19 7.0 Charles Campbell Displays line numbers relative to the current line -- helpful with commands that use [count]s.
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