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Vimrc syntax move up and down a certain line continously

So I am new to Vim and I am trying to understand the language of vimrc. I have this in my vimrc: map <F8> <C-E>: sleep 100m<CR>j<F8> This would automatically move the cursor ...
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What is a “section” in vim?

I'm trying to improve my ability to move around inside files in vim, especially using built-in mappings/commands. I edit a lot of different types, including shell, markdown, Python, etc. I'm familiar ...
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Is it possible to prevent a mapping from being repeated with a prefix number (vim range)?

Sometimes it is possible to accidentally hit some numeric keys. I have a lot of binds and for most of them there is nothing to be gained by allowing them to repeat with a prefix. Let's suppose that ...
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How to (more reliably) recognize the end of sentences in LaTeX?

Movement and actions using ) and ( are very powerful: I use them all the time. However, when writing and editing LaTeX, I have run into the following problem: vim cannot recognize the end of some ...
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Why do arrow keys behave differently in insert mode than in other modes?

Background I would like to disable arrow keys in all modes. This is what I tried: "EDIT: added remap for <esc> as per the comments inoremap <esc> <nop> inoremap <up> <nop&...
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“[[” and “]]” jump to top and bottom of file instead of expected behavior

I'm trying to utilize section movement via [[, ]] and friends, but I'm not seeing the behavior I'm expecting given my understanding of the documentation. A section begins after a form-feed () in ...