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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…
Questions about the usage of quickfix commands and quickfix windows.
Vim modified to run as a native OSX ("Cocoa") application. This is NOT the Vim that's included on OSX by default.
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()
Adds "Snippets" to Vim, which allows you to quickly add pre-defined pieces of text with only a few keystrokes.
Writing files to a persistent storage medium (usually a hard drive or SSD). In Vi, this is done with the :write command.
The diff feature of vim lets show differences between two, three or four versions of the same file
Vim's ex mode is similar to the command line mode which is designed for Batch processing.
Questions specific to the macOS operating system.
Questions about the cursor, its shape its position
For questions about the YouCompleteMe plugin. This plugin is an alternative completion engine for Vim.
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.
For questions about vimscript variables, their scopes, and usages.
For questions about scrolling, and configuring the behavior of vim-scrolls
A tab page holds one or more windows. Questions about how to use and customize the behavior of Vim tabs.
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.
For questions about runtime settings that modify the behavior of the editor. When applicable, tag the version of the editor.
Questions about Vim's built-in help system, which is accessible through the :help command
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 about interfacing with the system's clipboard.
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.
Question about the Lua binding in Neovim
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.
Intellisense engine for vim8 & neovim, full language server protocol support as VSCode
Requests to interpret and troubleshoot error messages from Vi / Vim.
Questions related to the use of tags files created by programs such as `ctags` to quickly locate language objects such as functions.
For questions regarding searching and navigating the filesystem.
Question about the functionality that let Vim interact with shell command typically triggered Cia the :! command.
Questions about the use of vim for handling several files at the same time.
Configuring and using vi/vim to edit python code. For scripting vim using python, use the /vimscript-python tag.