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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 8.1.2069 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 8.1.2069 (after 8.1.2068)
Problem: Test for SafeStateAgain may still fail.
Solution: Send another message to trigger SafeStateAgain.
Patch 8.1.2068 (after 8.1.2067)
Problem: Test for SafeState and SafeStateAgain may fail.
Solution: Accept more possible responses
Patch 8.1.2067
Problem: No tests for SafeState and SafeStateAgain.
Solution: Add tests.
Patch 8.1.2066
Problem: No tests for state().
Solution: Add tests. Clean up some feature checks. Make "a" flag work.
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  Recent Script Updates  5,682 scripts, 14,402,369 downloads 
[2019-09-23]  sh.vim : Indenting for Shell script
(5.16) fix: Continuation line - Clavelito Cla
[2019-09-22]  borlandp.vim : a Vim colorscheme that looks like good old Borland IDEs.
(20190922) Initial upload - Caglar Toklu
[2019-09-19]  awk.vim : Indenting for AWK script
(1.85) fix: The next line after /=\\$/ is not indented. (again) - Clavelito Cla
[2019-09-19]  factorus : Vim plugin for automated refactoring
(2.0) Limited C++ functionality has been added; it works the exact same as the C functionality, so it can fail with more complex C++ code. Improvements were also made to extractMethod across the board. - Austin Palmer
[2019-09-18]  tortus.vim : Dark (grey and yellow on black) color scheme based on on torte.vim
(1.0.10) * bring comments a bit more into foreground * tortusless: change MatchParen - Patrick Meiser-Knosowski
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