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I wanted a way to easily toggle a single terminal that would keep the same size and content. My solution lies in two functions: the main one controls whether a terminal should be opened, the second opens a terminal split where we want on the screen. If one or more terminal splits exist, they are hidden. Else, a terminal split is opened, either a new one or ...


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This question is a couple of years old now but I found it when I was looking for a way to open a terminal inside vim below a bunch of vertical splits. What I want looks something like this: +----+----+----+ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ f1 ¦ f2 ¦ f3 ¦ +----+----+----+ ¦ terminal ¦ +--------------+ What you get with :below terminal or with :set splitbelow and then :...


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You could use substitute() on the contents of the register to make a replacement, and use a :let command to assign it back to the clipboard register. For example, start by copying it to the default register in step 4, with y (instead of "+y.) And then use the :let command to apply a substitute() on the contents of the default register and assign that to ...


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To enter vim command-mode from a terminal buffer, you can use: <c-\>n. Then, you will be able to use regular vim commands as in any buffer. Thus, : lets you enter vim command-line and i switches back to terminal input as you'd expect.


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Terminal buffer is special: When the job has finished and no changes were made to the buffer: closing the window will wipe out the buffer. Change buffer type will stop this. Manual After job finished, clear buffer type: setlocal buftype= This also works: setlocal modifiable " make any change, the 1st change will convert terminal buffer to be a normal ...


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Well, I am surprised that no other commment mention it so maybe it's bad practice but I personnaly just typed exit and it worked.


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I was looking for a robust way to toggle a terminal and ended up building something that meets my expectations. Off: any visible terminal is hidden On: terminal as a bottom panel (restore first hidden terminal or create new one) Works with already open terminal Arguments: size and side of the terminal, defaults to 6 lines at the bottom It seems pretty ...


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