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Question about how Vim handles non printable characters.
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Question about navigation in the undo history, undoing, and redoing changes
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Requests to interpret and troubleshoot error messages from Vi / Vim.
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Activity that occurs after invocation but before the first document is displayed
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Questions about the plugin vim-latex which provides enhanced LaTeX support for Vim.
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Question about how to handle white spaces tab characters with vim, insert them, remove them, convert them to space characters, etc...
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Questions about the usage of the global command `:g` which executes an Ex command (default ":p") on the lines within a range a where a pattern matches.
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Breaking of lines on the display or in the file.
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Questions about using vim into a tmux session and how to customize integration.
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For questions about vim's sessions feature, which persist an editing session to disk for recovery later.
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Vim can handle abbreviations to replace some text by some other text. Question about creating these abbreviations and how to make them work.
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Questions about the different options that vim can take from the shell and the different commands to start the editor.
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the organization of content elements by tokens/symbols and/or by column or line locations.
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Vim stores changes made to a buffer on disk to a swap file, so that any unsaved changes can be recovered in case of a crash.
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for questions specific to using Vim on the Ubuntu flavor of linux.
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Automatically check for syntax or formatting errors.
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File encoding(s) such as ASCII, ISO-8859, UTF-8, etc.
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Questions about the use of Vim as an integrated development environment for programming
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Questions about the use of a mouse with Vi or Vim.
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Git wrapper for Vim.
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The 'conceal' feature allows to hide or replace some part of a buffer thanks to Vim's syntax highlighting mechanism.
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Questions where working on more than one line is a relevant aspect. In most cases that means repeating the same command(s) over several lines. – Related: [tag:repeated-commands]
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Questions having to do with the range modifier in ex (command-line) commands.
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Vim's "count" feature allows you to multiply or iterate a command by passing it an optional number.
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Question about the navigation in a buffer via the marks mechanism and the general usage of marks.