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I have those setting in .vimrc

setlocal textwidth=0 wrap formatoptions=tc2n linebreak
noremap <buffer> j gj
noremap <buffer> k gk
noremap <buffer> $ g$
noremap <buffer> ^ g^
noremap <buffer> 0 g0

nnoremap <buffer> dd g0vg$D
nnoremap <buffer> D g0vg$D

nnoremap I g^i
nnoremap A g$BEa

nnoremap V g0vg$

But I found g$ stop at the last character including space in vim, where in vscode-neovim, using the same .vimrc, g$ will stop at the last non-blank character. How to get the same g$ behavior in vim? Or, how to jump to last non-black character in vim? so that I don't have to map A as g$BEa, since it sometimes don't jump to the location I want, if the last character is ".

g$ in vim enter image description here

g$ in vsocde with vscode-neovim plugin(I have proved there is a space after the character) enter image description here

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I have written a dirty solution that work as describe. But if you can provide built-in functionality that work exactly is appreciated.

function! IsBlank()
    normal! g$
    let char = getline(".")[col(".") - 1]
    if char == "\t" || char == " "
        normal! gel
        startinsert
    else
        startinsert!
    endif
endfunction
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  • Note that getline(".")[col(".") - 1] won't work correct as it will use byte offsets rather than character offsets. So if you have an UTF-8 multibyte character it won't work as expected. See this question. Just FYI. Jun 23, 2023 at 17:39
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As far as I know, there isn't anything built in to Vim for this, but you can remap g$ (and/or $) to backup a bit if it lands on a space:

fun! s:gdollar()
    normal! g$
    while strcharpart(strpart(getline('.'), col('.') - 1), 0, 1) == ' '
        if col('.') == 1
            break
        endif
        normal! h
    endwhile
endfun
nnoremap <silent> g$ :call <SID>gdollar()<CR>

This will actually skip all spaces; change the while and endwhile to if and endif to only move back once (you can also remove the if col('.') == 1 then). You may also want to check for tab ("\t") perhaps; I'm not entirely sure how the VSCode plugin behaves.

Please note that nnoremap are "non recursive mappings", which means that they will always use the built-in functionality for keys rather than anything you redefined. Usually this is what you want, but here:

nnoremap g$ :call <SID>gdollar()<CR>
nnoremap $  g$

Means that $ will call the built-in version of g$, rather than your custom version. You will have to either use nmap or call that function in every mapping where you want the new behaviour.

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