copy contents to/from files

to copy the contents into a file

:r <filename>
or
:"qY # yank out of first file
:"qP # put into second file
or read range of lines
:r! sed -n <n>,<m>p /path/to/file.md

to copy the contents to a new file

:<n>,<m> w <filename>
where <n> and <m> are numbers or symbols that designate range of lines

text wrap

(wrap to column) wrap current line

gqq

wrap entire file

gqG

wrap paragraph using visual selection

V}gq

also use visual or visual block with gq

spell

using_spellcheck check spelling

Spell

move to word

]s [s

and see results

z=

turn off highlighting

set nospell

buffers

incrementing numbers

post on reddit

select several lines containing '0' and type g<C-a>

split

  • movement
      <Ctrl>-w [h,j,k,l]
      <Ctrl>-w w
    
  • rotate
      <Ctrl>-w r
    
  • orientate
      <Ctrl>-w J
      <Ctrl>-w L
    
  • sizing
      <Ctrl>-w -		# decrease height by 1 line
      <Ctrl>-w +		# increase height by 1 line
      <Ctrl>-w <		# change width by 1 line to the left
      <Ctrl>-w >		# change width by 1 line to the right
      <Ctrl>-w 10 -	# decrease height by 10 lines, etc...
    

list recent doc

:ol[dfiles]

replace

  • change inner word
      ciw
    

delete

  • until but not
      dt <char>
    
  • until and
      df <char>
    

using the shell

vim and the shell

  • in script, highlight line and switch to command mode by pressing :
    :'<,'>w !bash -
:'<,'>w !python -