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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 9.0.0975 is the current version 

new :defer command

[2022-09-10] Cleaning up after creating a file or directory can easily be forgotten. To make it easier the :defer command has been added. It works like it does in the Go language. Also, you can add a flag to writefile() and mkdir() to have them defer a delete() call. This is especially useful in tests, where temp files need to be cleaned up. Read about it in the help file. (Bram Moolenaar)

Virtual text has been implemented

[2022-09-10] The past weeks a new feature has been added, that allows for displaying text in between the buffer text. Since this text does not exist in the file this is often called "virtual text". The virtual text can appear inside the line, after the line and below the line. You can read about it in the help. (Bram Moolenaar)

Vim 9.0 is released!

[2022-06-28] Finally, after years of hard work, there is a new major release of Vim. Besides many additions and fixes, the main new item is the support for Vim9 script. You can go straight to the Download page and try it out. Or read the announcement. (Bram Moolenaar)

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  Recent Script Updates  5,878 scripts, 17,127,581 downloads 
[2022-11-29]  asyncrun : Run Async Shell Commands in Vim 8.0 and Output to Quickfix in Realtime
(2.11.14) - terminal: only reuse terminal window created by asyncrun, prevent side-effect to other terminal plugins; - terminal: simplify terminal reusable check routine; - terminal: enable reuse by default for split terminal (can be disabled by -reuse=0); - terminal: enable autoscroll for terminal buffers in a non-active window (-focus=0); - terminal: accept "-scroll=0" to keep consistency with quickfi... - Wei Lin
[2022-11-20]  enfocado : How themes should be.
(5.19.0) https://github.com/wuelnerdotexe/vim-enfocado/blob/main/CHANGELOG.md#5190---2022-11-06 - Wuelner Martínez
[2022-11-16]  SpaceCamp Lite : Vim colors for the final frontier.
(1.07) Fixed MatchParen readability - Jared Gorski
[2022-11-16]  SpaceCamp : Vim colors for the final frontier.
(1.07) Fixed MatchParen readability - Jared Gorski
[2022-11-15]  vim-xkbswitch : Automatic Keyboard Layout Switcher
(0.17.1) Bugfix: tracking of the keyboard layout state was getting broken after visiting the command-line window with commands q/ and q?. - Alexey Radkov
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