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Vim Editor: How to Correct Spelling Mistakes Automatically

Photo courtesy of shandrew This article is written by SathiyaMoorthy. This article is part of the ongoing Vi / Vim Tips and Tricks Series. I tend to make simple spelling mistakes while writing, as English is not my first language. Wouldn't be nice if Vim editor can do the spelling correction automatically as you make [...]

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8 Essential Vim Editor Navigation Fundamentals

Photo courtesy of Håkan Dahlström This article is written by SathiyaMoorthy. This article is part of the ongoing Vi / Vim Tips and Tricks series. Navigation is a vital part of text editing. To be very productive, you should be aware of all possible navigation shortcuts in your editor. In this article, let us review [...]

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This article is written by SathiyaMoorthy This article is part of the ongoing Vi / Vim Tips and Tricks series. There are 3 powerful M's in VIM -- Macro, Mark, and Map. Each is intended for a separate job. Macro for recording a job and repeating it. Mark for bookmarking a particular position in a [...]

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Vi and Vim Macro Tutorial: How To Record and Play

Using Vim Macro feature you can record and play a sequence of actions inside the editor. This article explains how to perform record and play inside Vi and Vim editor using two detailed examples. Start recording by pressing q, followed by a lower case character to name the macro Perform any typical editing, actions inside [...]

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Photo courtesy of Dominik Gwarek This is a guest post written by SathiyaMoorthy You can perform automatic word completion in Vim using Ctrl-x in insert or append mode. By typing the first few characters of a word you can get the whole word either from a dictionary, or a thesaurus, or even the words that [...]

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This is a guest post written by Lakshmanan G. This article is part of the ongoing Vi / Vim Tips & Tricks series. Using autocommand feature in Vi / Vim, you can specify some Vim commands to be executed automatically while reading or writing a file, or while entering/leaving a buffer/window, or while exiting Vim. [...]

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Vi and Vim Editor: 3 Steps To Enable Thesaurus Option

Photo courtesy of dantesz This is a guest post written by SathiyaMoorthy. Enabling thesaurus option for vi / vim will help you to choose alternate words from thesaurus. For example, while typing "important", you may prefer to use a different word than "important".  Wouldn't be nice if vi can give you few alternative words such [...]

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