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jamessan
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144 votes
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Does Ex mode have any practical use?

126 votes
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What is the purpose of swap files?

78 votes
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How do I center the current line in the screen?

41 votes
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Is it possible to make Vim auto-save files?

38 votes
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What does z stand for in vim?

25 votes
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How do I visually select the block of text I just pasted in Vim?

23 votes
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Why did p paste a copied line after the current line, instead of after the current word?

20 votes

Re-indenting badly indented code

20 votes
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How to tell Vim not to try to unzip a file?

18 votes
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Cut vim load time

18 votes
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Is there any way to distinguish between neovim and regular vim?

17 votes

How do I get Vim to be able to run both python and python3 on a Linux system in the same session?

16 votes
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How can I prevent Vim from leaving too many files (like swap, backup, undo)?

16 votes
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When should I use vim-addon-manager instead of a regular package manager?

16 votes

How do I keep accidentally creating a no break space before opening curly brace?

15 votes
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What is the rationale for \r and \n meaning different things in s command?

14 votes
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How to install pathogen on Neovim?

14 votes
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Filetype that LaTeX should be

13 votes

Can Vim add to the X11 clipboard or primary buffers without an external utility?

12 votes
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Do VimScript functions have to start with a capital letter and if so, why?

11 votes
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Neovim setup on MS Windows

11 votes

How can I open a buffer in a new tab leaving the current window and buffer intact?

10 votes
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Move to non-existing Nth column

10 votes

Why can ci" be outside of quoted area and ci( only works inside parentheses?

10 votes

What is the easiest way to insert en dash in Vim?

10 votes
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Prevent colorscheme from changing background color

9 votes
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What is an exhaustive list of "all the things" in vim?

9 votes
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Prevent 'Press ENTER' when pathogen loads but keep for other scripts

9 votes
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Quickfix support for Python tracebacks

9 votes
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Are the internal g:, b:, w:, etc dictionaries documented?