:best of Vim

Showcasing the top Vim plugins, tips and tricks.

What is Vim?

Vim is a text editor for programmers, power users & command-line junkies.

What is :best of Vim?

:best of Vim showcases the best plugins, extensions & tips for making the most of Vim.

It was built for NoVIMber 2011.

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Edit Your Vim Commands In Vim

Are you still using arrow keys to go back & edit your command history? Time to vim some vim. Type q: to open your command history, and you can edit it with all the regular vim editing power, and then re-run your ammended command.

If you've ever constructed a complicated search & replace and got one character wrong, this command will save your sanity, as modifying & re-running it becomes easy.

See :help q: for more, and q/ for similar control over your search history.