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Registers store snippets of text for yank (copy), delete (cut), put (paste). In Vim, registers are also used for macro playback and some registers are special and can reference the OS clipboard or eva…
Vim modified to run as a native OSX ("Cocoa") application. This is NOT the Vim that's included on OSX by default.
Questions about the usage of quickfix commands and quickfix windows.
A feature that identifies and highlights misspelled words, and lets you choose among possible correct replacements.
A status line will be used to separate windows. Questions about how to format and change the content of this status line.
For questions specific to the Linux operating system.
A terminal emulator within vim, eg created by :terminal or term_start()
YouCompleteMe is an alternative completion engine for Vim.
Writing files to a persistent storage medium (usually a hard drive or SSD). In Vi, this is done with the :write command.
Vim's ex mode is similar to the command line mode which is designed for Batch processing.
A tab page holds one or more windows. Questions about how to use and customize the behavior of Vim tabs.
The diff feature of vim lets show differences between two, three or four versions of the same file
Comments are programmer-readable annotations in source code which are ignored by the parser.
For questions about the plugin nerdtree: A tree explorer plugin for Vim.
Adds "Snippets" to Vim, which allows you to quickly add pre-defined pieces of text with only a few keystrokes.
runtime settings that modify the behavior of the editor
For questions about scrolling, and configuring the behavior of vim-scrolls
Visual block mode enables users to copy and paste rectangular text. This mode is useful whenever a particular text is pasted to be pasted in every part of a rectangular text.
Questions about replaying the same command. This includes the dot command (.), @ macros, @: and similar methods.
For questions about The Python interface to Vim; DO NOT use for questions with Python examples or about syntax highlighting in Python.
For questions about configuring and using Vi/Vim to edit markdown files.
Vim is able to wrap lines when they are longer than the width of the window or than a user-defined width. Questions about how to customize this behavior.
Questions related to the use of tags files created by programs such as `ctags` to quickly locate language objects such as functions.
Questions about Vim's built-in help system, which is accessible through the :help command
For questions about vimscript variables, their scopes, and usages.
BASH is the GNU Bourne Again SHell, the successor to the classic Unix Bourne sh (shell). It's the default shell for various Linux/GNU systems.
Questions about interfacing with the system's clipboard.
For questions specific to the macOS (formerly OS X) operating system.
For questions regarding searching and navigating the filesystem.
Questions about the use of vim for handling several files at the same time.
Questions that deal with plugins or code that relies upon Exuberant Ctags for their symbol lookup.
Requests to interpret and troubleshoot error messages from Vi / Vim.
Configuring and using vi/vim to edit python code. For scripting vim using python, use the /vimscript-python tag.
For questions about how to traverse through files, directories, and tabs inside of Vi/Vim.
Vim can output the number of each line on the left side of the screen. Questions about customizing this behavior.