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How can I re-run my init.lua?

If I'm making changes in my init.lua file, is there anyway to have those changes reflect in my current copy of Neovim without restarting the editor? Not limited to mappings, but is there something ...
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How do I change my language in my init.lua? - neovim

I've got the problem that the neovim language is set to German for some reason even though I only use a German keyboard layout (see this question). Unfortunately I am using lua for configuring neovim (...
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how to deduplicate packpath / runtimepath?

Problem: I noticed that my "&packpath" has some duplicates, I want to remove them. What I have tried: My viml knowledge is not very strong but I did manage to create a unique "List&...
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Does vim-easymotion only work in neovim?

I was wondering if the easymotion-overwin was compatible with vim, or does it only works in neovim? I have my .vimrc's keymaps setup like this for easy-motion "----- Easy-Motion ----- map <...
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Lightlin background colors not displaying in MacOS Terminal

Background colors in the status line (and elsewhere in vim) are not displaying. This may be because I am using someone else's Lightline config, but it looks quite different to what I am seeing. My ...
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Vim-Plug uses wrong directory for plugins

I decided to switch from vim to neovim on a new system. I downloaded nvim, copied my .vimrc to ~/.config/nvim/init.vim and installed vim-plug to ~/.config/nvim/autoload/. At the start of my init.vim I ...
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Where is "~/.config/nvim/init.vim" on Windows? [duplicate]

I just download Neovim & I'm trying to configure it following a tutorial, but I can't find the path $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/nvim/init.vim or ~/AppData/Local/nvim/init.vim. I don't know if a have to ...
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how i set floatterm plugin in neovim , that shortcut F5 compile javascript and how i do for other languages?

i plugged float-term plugin , that open terminal window in neovim. when i compile javascript with node in float term i did like :FloatermNew node % then it compiles fine and show me the output in ...
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Why won't vim source my ftplugin_after.vim file?

I have a file called ~/.config/nvim/after/ftplugin_after.vim, which contains set incsearch ignorecase smartcase number relativenumber autoindent shiftwidth=8 tabstop=8 softtabstop=8 expandtab ...
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How to reload neovims init.vim without restarting neovim [duplicate]

When I search for this I get a lot of information about reloading the vimrc, but not so much about reloading neovims init.vim. My question is - having edited the init.vim file, how I can reload this ...
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