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Opening the vim terminal using :term, creates a horizontal split with the terminal placed at the top half of the window. Is there a way to open the terminal at the bottom half instead?

I know I can use set splitbelow to make all horizontal splits open below the current one. However, I only want the set splitbelow behaviour to apply when opening :term. I want all other horizontal splits to open above as usual.

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Use :belowright:

:belowright terminal

Or, more succinctly:

:bel term

This command is a modifier and affects the command run right after it.

(Another useful modifier here is :vertical, to split vertically instead.)

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