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86 votes
6 answers
46k views

Is there an easy way to close a scratch buffer/preview window?

54 votes
3 answers
15k views

How do I open a file from another git branch?

36 votes
1 answer
13k views

What are the differences between the map, noremap, abbrev and noreabbrev commands?

29 votes
2 answers
14k views

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

26 votes
4 answers
6k views

How can I make Vim open help in a vertical split?

23 votes
4 answers
23k views

How can I install 64-bit Vim on Windows?

22 votes
1 answer
7k views

How do I get the actual height and width of Vim?

20 votes
4 answers
4k views

How can I suppress the "reading from STDIN" message from within Vim?

20 votes
1 answer
3k views

For an autocmd in a ftplugin, should I use pattern matching or <buffer>?

20 votes
1 answer
3k views

Are Vim's regex magics compatible with well-known regex classes?

18 votes
2 answers
991 views

How do I make Vim use a default filename when not given any filenames?

16 votes
2 answers
445 views

Does Vimscript have an official name?

14 votes
3 answers
2k views

How do I make opening new tabs the default?

13 votes
2 answers
3k views

How can I lookup LaTeX symbols in Vim?

12 votes
2 answers
2k views

Zsh-like tab completion of partial paths

12 votes
1 answer
3k views

Why does the order of :set bg=dark and :set bg=light matter?

10 votes
5 answers
2k views

How do I make vim look in a set of directories for a file, if it doesn't exist in the current directory?

9 votes
1 answer
2k views

What does an `autocmd User` do?

8 votes
1 answer
222 views

How can I automate checking for new Vim releases on Windows?

8 votes
1 answer
667 views

Why don't I get syntax highlighting when I open a file in an autocmd?

7 votes
2 answers
1k views

How do I run a command on creation of a new file?

7 votes
1 answer
1k views

When exactly does <afile> differ from <amatch>?

6 votes
1 answer
1k views

How can I automate filetype detection when using sudoedit?

6 votes
2 answers
155 views

How do I get filename completion to ignore a leading `=`?

5 votes
1 answer
1k views

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

5 votes
3 answers
206 views

How can I quickly convert a Vim help tag to a vimhelp.appspot.com link?

5 votes
1 answer
2k views

Is there a function which can return a list of matching text for groups in a regex?

5 votes
2 answers
994 views

Can I get vim-plug to skip installing a plugin, based on some Vimscript condition?

4 votes
1 answer
123 views

How do I search only the displayed part of concealed text?

4 votes
1 answer
141 views

How can I make a down movement at the last line go to the end of the line?