NoVIMber 14, 2014 - Some simple but useful commands

Posted on Sat 15 November 2014 in Vim • Tagged with linux, vim, NoVIMber 2014Leave a comment

I didn't get the opportunity to catch up on posts today. I'm thinking that researching a topic and writing a post every single day was a bit too ambitious. To give myself some additional project time and avoid burn-out, I'm going to cut it back to 3-4 posts per week …

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NoVIMber 11, 2014 - Buffers round 2

Posted on Wed 12 November 2014 in Vim • Tagged with NoVIMber 2014, linux, vimLeave a comment

Before we get into Vim's tabs, I'd like to cover a couple more things that you can do to manipulate buffers in Vim.

Adding & Deleting Buffers

In my previous buffer post, I talked about creating new buffers with the :e command. That will create a new buffer, load its contents …

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NoVIMber 10, 2014 - Continuing with Windows

Posted on Tue 11 November 2014 in Vim • Tagged with NoVIMber 2014, linux, vimLeave a comment

Today we'll be picking up where we left off with windows in Vim. We're going to cover a couple more of the basic aspects: Moving windows around and resizing windows.

Moving Windows

There are a couple of ways to move windows around in Vim. The first one is "rotation" based …

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NoVIMber 09, 2014 - Using Windows (not the operating system)

Posted on Mon 10 November 2014 in Vim • Tagged with NoVIMber 2014, linux, vimLeave a comment

In "yesterday's" post, we covered the basics of buffers. Today we're going to talk about windows in Vim. A window is basically a viewport that buffers can attach to. This gives us access to the buffer so that we can manipulate its contents. A buffer can be attached to mulitple …

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NoVIMber 08, 2014 - Introduction to Buffers

Posted on Mon 10 November 2014 in Vim • Tagged with NoVIMber 2014, linux, vimLeave a comment

I got this out a little later than I had anticipated! Hopefully I'll have time to finish up my next post by the end of the day. I'd hate to perpetually be a day behind going forward! This is going to cover the very basics of buffers. Buffers can be …

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