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vim-stackoverflow : A tiny plugin for searching Stackoverflow from VIM editor

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Hien Vuong
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vim-stackoverflow is a tiny plugin that allows you to perform a quick Stackoverflow search directly from Vim.

It opens a new browser window with results.

With inspiration from vim-g

To lookup a word (or words) in Stackoverflow use SO command:

:SO ruby
SO command can use a word under the cursor. Just move the cursor to the word and type the same command in the command line:

Additionally, you can select words in the visual mode exactly in the same way. Just select words and type :SO. You can also prepend your selection with more clues:

:SO function
:SO ruby
There is also a special command named SOf to prepend the current file type automatically:

:SOf function
install details

Add to your .vimrc

Plugin 'hienvd/vim-stackoverflow'

then open VIM, install


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package script version date Vim version user release notes
stackoverflow.vim 1.0 2016-05-07 7.0 Hien Vuong Initial upload
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