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I'm writing a plugin which needs to replace the empty line tildes with with a '.' character in a single window split. Is this possible to do with Vimscript?

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    If memory serves, this question was asked once, and the answer was “not without recompiling vim”—I’ll have to find it though – D. Ben Knoble Oct 6 at 19:15
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    The best you can do is hi NonText ctermfg=bg guifg=bg – Matt Oct 7 at 5:28
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    @Matt In recent versions of Vim (since 7.4.2213), there's a specific highlighting group for it: EndOfBuffer – Rich Oct 7 at 9:30

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