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Steven Lu
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14 votes
2 answers
7k views

What is the functional difference between :nohlsearch and :set nohlsearch?

12 votes
1 answer
5k views

Why is vim save so slow?

10 votes
2 answers
1k views

Is there a way to conceal across lines?

9 votes
1 answer
184 views

How can I prevent (or at least prompt to confirm) absurdly large numbers from being used to prefix commands?

7 votes
1 answer
205 views

Is it possible to make a numerically-prefixed hotkey run a function that many times?

7 votes
1 answer
2k views

How do I use a variable with an ex command?

6 votes
1 answer
140 views

Is there a way to bind a key to properly leave command mode?

6 votes
1 answer
172 views

Spell-check blacklisting word sequences

6 votes
1 answer
140 views

What determines if a key stroke is waited indefinitely or if it times out?

6 votes
1 answer
1k views

How to see if Vim has a file opened or not, or has a buffer open

6 votes
1 answer
261 views

In Linux, on an extremely long running vim session, calls to system() fail with E484 "can't open file /tmp/<tempfile>"

5 votes
2 answers
603 views

How to ask vim where function or command was defined?

5 votes
1 answer
509 views

Is there a way to disable the command line window?

5 votes
1 answer
2k views

How to write a value or variable into a file using only vimscript?

5 votes
1 answer
1k views

Vim has spellcheck; does it have thesaurus?

5 votes
3 answers
1k views

How to make an autocommand run for closing a window?

4 votes
1 answer
445 views

Why does Vim force programming indentation when in "gitcommit" filetype?

4 votes
1 answer
2k views

Clear ALL autocommands

3 votes
2 answers
94 views

Is it possible to properly repeat a visual replacement?

3 votes
1 answer
126 views

Is there any possibility of making Vim UI show which register a macro is currently being recorded to?

2 votes
1 answer
80 views

Is it possible to prevent a mapping from being repeated with a prefix number (vim range)?

2 votes
0 answers
73 views

Highlight arbitrary rectangular regions

1 vote
0 answers
71 views

applying a map only to normal buffers

1 vote
1 answer
206 views

Convert newline to something else in variable using substitute

1 vote
1 answer
274 views

How to run vim from command line and prevent press ENTER or type command to continue

1 vote
0 answers
26 views

vim fo=aq and crontab footgun: Why are my crontab commands treated as comments?

1 vote
3 answers
659 views

Is it possible to get the height of the buffer *including* word wrap?

1 vote
1 answer
254 views

Some "local to window" settings are being reset in Vim [duplicate]

1 vote
1 answer
777 views

How can I delete a vimscript function?

1 vote
1 answer
36 views

How to get a variable with the contents of a file on the filesystem?