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Disable syntax highlighting depending on file size and type
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This comment by derobert led me to the solution: autocmd Filetype xml if getfsize(@%) > 1000000 | setlocal syntax=OFF | endif This seems to reliably disable syntax highlighting in one buffer only....

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How to differentiate visually the white spaces in vim?
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This can be done with :set list. The Characters displayed for the different whitespace chars can be controlled by :set listchars. See the help topics for detailed information. Here's an example from ...

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How do I delete matching lines in multiple files at once?
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With the original command, the bar would be interpreted as an argument to :g as described by :help :bar. Per :h :exe... ":execute" can be used to append a command to commands that don't ...

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Periodic W11 "File has changed" warnings when reading file
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This comment by Matt led me to the solution: creating an autocommand for the FileChangedShell event seems to suppress the warning. I ended up using the following no-op autocommand: autocmd ...

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