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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 8.2.3448 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  5,828 scripts, 16,552,221 downloads 
[2021-09-14]  viora.vim : Access Oracle from Vim
(2.0) Added support for perl variables in SQL. Also number of affected rows is reported, where available. It is not available for SELECT! - Andrey Voropaev
[2021-09-14]  VPE - Vim Python Extensions : Extension for Vim scripting using Python 3
(0.6) Version 0.6 - The main activity has been writing more of a user guide. The built-in Vim   style help is now mainly reference. The full help is in HTML form - currently   available at https://vim-vpe.readthedocs.io/en/userguide/. - General   - Fixed issue where VPE could fail to load its plugins.   - Prevent some errors when getting application window information.   - Reduce the li... - Paul Ollis
[2021-09-11]  verilog_smn.vim : To display the module name and instance name when viewing verilog file
(1.3) Fix some bugs and print the line number of the found module and instance. -
[2021-09-10]  GitBlame : plugin provides minimal command set for working with git
(0.3) add git log - Michael Moser
[2021-09-08]  vim-highlighter : Highlight words and expressions
(1.29) Improve usability - save & load highlights - Azabiong
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