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Vi Vim Tips and Tricks

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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Make Vim as Your Perl IDE Using perl-support.vim Plugin

This is a guest post written by SathiyaMoorthy. This article is part of the ongoing Vi / Vim Tips and Tricks Series. As a programmer, you may do lot of repetitive tasks while coding such as: Adding file header Adding function/frame comment Including default code snippet Performing syntax check Reading documentation about a function Converting [...]

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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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