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Vim - the ubiquitous text editor

Vim is a highly configurable text editor for efficiently creating and changing any kind of text. It is included as "vi" with most UNIX systems and with Apple OS X.

Vim is rock stable and is continuously being developed to become even better. Among its features are:
  • persistent, multi-level undo tree
  • extensive plugin system
  • support for hundreds of programming languages and file formats
  • powerful search and replace
  • integrates with many tools

  News  Vim 8.1.0503 is the current version 

VimConf 2018 in Tokyo

[2018-10-19] The one and only Vim conference will be held on November 24 in Tokyo. You can see the program here. Unfortunately, it's already completely sold out! I'm happy to be invited to do the keynote. (Bram Moolenaar)

Vimfest 2017 recap

[2018-08-14] Matthias has (finally!) organised all the information about last year's Vimfest in Berlin. The result is a comprehensive overview of all the speakers, slides and videos. Read it all on the vimfest site. Unfortunately, there are no plans for a Vimfest 2018. (Bram Moolenaar)

Migration done

[2018-06-29] If you can see this news entry, then the migration of http://www.vim.org to the new osdn datacenter has been performed. successfully. It might take some time until vim.org resolves to the new host, you can use http://www.vim8.org if you experience issues. (Christian Brabandt)


Recent patches

Patch 8.1.0503
Problem: Missing change to diff test. (Hirohito Higashi)
Solution: Add the missing test function.
Patch 8.1.0502
Problem: Internal diff fails when diffing a context diff. (Hirohito Higashi)
Solution: Only use callback calls with one line. (closes #3581)
Patch 8.1.0501
Problem: Cppcheck warns for using array index before bounds check.
Solution: Swap the conditions. (Dominique Pelle)
Patch 8.1.0500
Problem: Cleaning up in src/tee may not always work.
Solution: Use "rm" when appropriate. (Michael Soyka, closes #3571)
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  Recent Script Updates  5,608 scripts, 12,495,383 downloads 
[2018-11-01]  diffchar.vim : Highlight the exact differences, based on characters and words
(8.0) Introduced a g:DiffMaxLines to be stable the performance independently of the file size. Enhanced to follow a new DiffUpdated event and iwhiteall/iwhiteeol of diffopt option, etc - Rick Howe
[2018-10-28]  fontdetect : Detect installed fonts
(0.3.0) Support for Python 3 in addition to Python 2 on OS X (thanks to Mike Haig). - Michael Henry
[2018-10-27]  MUcomplete : Chained (fallback) completion that works the way you want!
(1.2.1) NEW FEATURES: (1) MUcompletePmenu event is triggered upon successful completion; (2) Notifications: display the name or description of the current completion method in the command line or in the status line; (3) Compatibility with Neosnippet; (4) Optionally delay completion with timers (instead of using CursorHoldI and updatetime); (5) Specific activation patterns for C/C++ and HTML/XML; (6) New o... - Lifepillar
[2018-10-24]  HyperList : Everything. Concise and precise. Outliner, organizer, brainstormer, project mgmt
(2.3.13) Added function Renumber() to (re)number items on same indent (using <leader>R in visual mode) - Geir Isene
[2018-10-24]  vim-git-msg-wheel : Show recent git commit messages and support line autocompletion.
(v1.0.0) Initial upload - JohngRib Lee
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