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According to this FAQ for moving .viminfo file to .vim dir we should add viminfo+=n~/.vim/viminfo to vimrc file but when I put this line in my vimrc, every time I open vim, it will return this: E492: Not an editor command: viminfo+=n~/.vim/viminfo But I don't know why and how can I fix it, so please let me know that and don't mark [duplicate] on this question.

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viminfo is an option, @Tommy A forgot the keyword set in his command:

set viminfo+=n~/.vim/viminfo

should work properly. If you read :h 'viminfo' you can see an example:

:set viminfo='50,<1000,s100,:0,n~/vim/viminfo

Edit As @Carpetsmoker mentioned it in the comments, neovim has a different format for these options so one should use the following:

if has('nvim') | let &viminfo .= '.nvim' | endif
  • If you care about Vim/Neovim compatibility then you need to do something like: if has('nvim') | let &viminfo .= '.nvim' | endif, as Neovim uses a different format. – Martin Tournoij Nov 29 '17 at 0:20
  • @Carpetsmoker I don't use neovim but that's good to know thank you! – statox Nov 29 '17 at 8:31
  • Note, recent version of Vim also have the 'viminfofile' setting – Christian Brabandt Nov 29 '17 at 11:22

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