For questions about vim's sessions feature, which persist an editing session to disk for recovery later.
A Session keeps the Views for all windows, plus the global settings. You can save a Session and when you restore it later the window layout looks the same. You can use a Session to quickly switch between different projects, automatically loading the files you were last working on in that project. Views and Sessions are a nice addition to viminfo-files, which are used to remember information for all Views and Sessions together |viminfo-file|. You can quickly start editing with a previously saved View or Session with the |-S| argument: > vim -S Session.vim
You can create sessions with
mksession, and they are controlled by
Use this tag if...
- you have questions about vim's sessions
Do not use this tag if...
- you have questions relating to the English usage of the word "session"
- a meeting of a deliberative or judicial body to conduct its business
- a period devoted to a particular activity: gym is followed by a training session.
- the governing body of a Presbyterian Church.
(source: Apple Dictionary.app)
- you have questions other kinds of sessions (such as