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Questions about editing prose (sentences and paragraphs)

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Prevent Vim from breaking up links mid-tag in markdown

Let's say I have this Markdown file: [Lorem ipsum dolor sit ]( Lookin' good. But the link isn't finished it, so I type -long, and now Vim breaks ...
Martin Tournoij's user avatar
18 votes
3 answers

automatically rewrap lines when writing markdown in VIM

Very often, I write markdown in VIM, and there will be paragraphs in those markdown. To help my editing, I setup my Vim to wrap a line on 80 chars. It works nice if I just keep typing, but the problem ...
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Is it possible to easily work with .odt, .doc, .docx, .rtf, and other non-plain-text formats in Vim?

Occasionally someone sends me a .odt, .doc, and .docx file; opening them in OpenOffice is always a pain because, well, OpenOffice. Right now I use a variety of commandline tools (such as odt2txt) to ...
Martin Tournoij's user avatar
47 votes
6 answers

Can I justify text in Vim?

The only reason why I'd ever edit a text file in Pico or Nano, and not in Vim was its "Justify" command ^J. It would reformat a paragraph of text, creating line breaks at word breaks so that the text ...
SF.'s user avatar
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44 votes
4 answers

How can I easily create and maintain tables?

Here is (part of) a table I use in some documentation: +---------------+------------------------+---------------------------------------+ | TASK NAME | WHEN | DESCRIPTION ...
Martin Tournoij's user avatar
7 votes
4 answers

Colorizing plain text

I love vim, i use it all the time for write codes, but now I want to write some personal notes. I'm trying vim-pandoc (with vim-pandoc-syntax) and it's nice to have 'rich text' features like titles, ...
Raúl Barriga's user avatar