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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

  News  Vim 8.2.3564 is the current version 

Total Landscaping

[2020-11-11] Of course there is also Vim total landscaping. It will last for four seasons! Sorry, no fire extinguisher. (Bram Moolenaar)

Happy birthday!

[2020-11-04] 29 years ago the very first version of Vim was built and distributed. And Vim is more popular than ever before! So, what's going on these days? Read it in this message. (Bram Moolenaar)

VimConf 2020 online

[2020-09-11] Since the normal VimConf was cancelled because of the pandemic, others organised an online version. This happened in the weekend of September 5. You can now find most of the talks on YouTube. See the conference website. Note that each speaker had its own way of recording, the quality is mixed. (Bram Moolenaar)

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  Recent Script Updates  5,832 scripts, 16,618,191 downloads 
[2021-10-24]  GitBlame : plugin provides minimal command set for working with git
(0.8.3) minor changes: git blame - beep when trying to open locally changed lines; git log - add  --decorate flag. - Michael Moser
[2021-10-21]  viora.vim : Access Oracle from Vim
(4) Fixed problem with recognizing query on the very first line of buffer Fixed searching for error position if perl variables are in use in query - Andrey Voropaev
[2021-10-17]  taberian : Clickable tabs per VIM window
(0.2) - handle unnamed buffers - confirm window close - Sergey Vlasov
[2021-10-15]  MarksConfig : Save/restore marks. Unlimited marks. Dump marks to quickfix or window.
(0.1.1) - New: complete refactoring of function OpenInWindow. - New: allow to add user options on commands: Mkw, MkW, MkQ and Mkq. - New: commands Mkqo and Mkwo for user to set all options. - New: option 'help', to show the available options on OpenInWindow function. - New: option T, for OpenInWindow function's to preserve line indentation on   quickfix window when the marks/sings names are not displ... - Javier Puigdevall
[2021-10-13]  surround.vim : Delete/change/add parentheses/quotes/XML-tags/much more with ease
(2.2) Keep HTML attributes when changing tags. Support <Space><Space> as space replacement. Bug fixes. - Tim Pope
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