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Q&A Vim horizontal scrollbind skips first scroll if it's the very first interaction

I have a custom spreadsheet viewer in Vim that splits the headers into a top pane and the rest into a bottom pane. I bind horizontal scrolling so that scrolling right keeps the headers above the co...

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by Michael‭

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Q&A How do I set UTF8 in a Vim modeline?

Occasionally someone* occasionally modifies one of the files I'm responsible for with an archaic tool that decides to convert the updated file to UTF-16 (probably lossless) or an even more archaic...

0 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by DavidCary‭

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Q&A How to indent list items in Vim

Problem How do I indent a list item in Vim the following way? Ideally I want this to happen automatically upon wrap, but will settle for something like ESC TAB doing the trick. Have This is a ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by mcp‭  ·  last activity 9mo ago by tssm‭

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Q&A Vim: Can a different style be applied to a vim-terminal?

I often open an terminal within vim via: :vert term. The terminal opens on the right side with the same style (background and foreground colors) as my vim style. Is it possible to change the styl...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by CodeFarmer‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Quasímodo‭

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Q&A How to make selection and overwrite from register all from ex mode

MWE line 1 line 2 line 3 line 4 line 5 line 6 line 7 Go to "line 4": /line 4 ENT. Delete into register: dd. Replace everything with register using only ex mode. (Non-ex equivalent: gg...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by mcp‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Quasímodo‭

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Q&A How to redraw screen putting specific line at top without moving cursor

MWE 5 4 3 2 1 0 Go to the end of the file: G. Question Using spacemacs, how do I put the line with 3 at the top of the screen without moving the cursor? With moving the cursor that wou...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by mcp‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by mcp‭

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Q&A How to jump to original mark after overwriting

MWE In Vim: mm. o ESC mm (by accident, meant mn). Question How do I jump to the original mark m set in action 1.? Edit I'm sorry, what I meant was you issue mm when you meant 'm. (It al...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by mcp‭  ·  edited 1y ago by mcp‭

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Q&A Delete command from Vim's command line history?

Sometimes I accidentally enter a command with a typo in Vim, e.g. :e!fil instead of :e!file. As a consequence, the incorrect command clutters the history until it is evicted from the binary .vi...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Quasímodo‭

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