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Vim - the ubiquitous text editor

Vim is a highly configurable text editor for efficiently creating and changing any kind of text. 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

  News  Vim 8.1.2300 is the current version 

VimConf 2019 tickets now available

[2019-09-10] Last year's VimConf was a great success. You can find links to the slides and videos on the website. VimConf 2019 is taking place on November 3rd in Tokyo. It looks like tickets are still available here. (Bram Moolenaar)

Successful VimConf 2018 in Tokyo

[2018-12-01] VimConf was very well organised and there were many interesting talks. I have done a keynote, I hope it was appreciated. You can find the slides listed here. (Bram Moolenaar)

Happy Vim birthday!

[2018-11-04] 27 years ago the first version of Vim was published: 1.14 The date "November 2" can be found in the binary, so that's the official birthday of Vim. You can see my 25 year presentation on Youtube (Bram Moolenaar)


Recent patches

Patch 8.1.2300
Problem: Redraw breaks going through list of popup windows.
Solution: Use different flags for popup_reset_handled(). (closes #5216)
Patch 8.1.2299
Problem: ConPTY in MS-Windows 1909 is still wrong.
Solution: Use same solution as for 1903. (Nobuhiro Takasaki, closes #5217)
Patch 8.1.2298 (after 8.1.2296)
Problem: Missing part of 8.1.2296.
Solution: s/test/text/
Patch 8.1.2297
Problem: The ex_vimgrep() function is too long.
Solution: Split it in three parts. (Yegappan Lakshmanan, closes #5211)
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  Recent Script Updates  5,691 scripts, 14,913,834 downloads 
[2019-11-13]  stan-vim : Vim plugin for the Stan probabilistic programming language.
(1.0.0)   * Added autocomplete functionality via Vim's built-in `omnifunc`   * Improved documentation and added more screenshots - George Ho
[2019-11-13]  magnum.vim : Pure Vim script big integer library
(2.1.1) Updated contact info (no changes) - glts
[2019-11-12]  auto_update_cscope_ctags_database : 1:auto update cscope ctags database2:easy create database 3: auto plugn database
(a.0) 1:fix issue 2:add more file type - Hidin zhang
[2019-11-12]  rainbow_csv.vim : Highlight columns in csv/tsv files and run SELECT queries in SQL-like language
(4.3.0) * Redesigned syntax logic: added support for conventional Vim filetypes * Support newlines in CSV fields * Support multicharacter separators * Updated RBQL * Bug fixes and usability improvements - Dmitry Ignatovich
[2019-11-12]  sh.vim : Indenting for Shell script
(5.21) fix: Closing brace and closing paren - Clavelito Cla
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