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Methods and tools for using vim to create and edit diagrams, texts and pictures made entirely by stringing together the printable ASCII characters.

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How can I easily create and maintain tables?

Here is (part of) a table I use in some documentation: +---------------+------------------------+---------------------------------------+ | TASK NAME | WHEN | DESCRIPTION ...
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Adding 80-column wide comment header block with centered text

For some reason or another I often divide the code into subsections separated by headers like these: ################################################################################ ##################...
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Creating & maintaining flowcharts in Vim

Here is a simple text-based flowchart I made in Vim for a weblog post: [DNS request] | | [Adsuck] | ...
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Making a box in vim via python

I am attempting to learn more about scripting Vim and writing plugins with python, but I'm having trouble getting started. Although I've read :h python (first step, read the manual), I had trouble ...
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How to display ASCII art in Neovim startup screen without plugin?

Here's the ASCII art image I want to display in nvim dashboard: " ", " ⣴⣶⣤⡤⠦⣤⣀⣤⠆ ⣈⣭⣿⣶⣿⣦⣼⣆ ", " ⠉⠻⢿⣿⠿⣿⣿⣶⣦⠤⠄⡠⢾⣿⣿⡿⠋⠉⠉⠻⣿⣿⡛...
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Can you draw arbitrary graphics in a (neo)vim buffer?

I'm looking for how, if possible, to draw arbitrary graphics in a vim buffer. The reason is that my git graph is too difficult to read: * | 2021-02-11 [32a37ba] {Tama ... * | 2021-02-11 [3ee4853] {...
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