More useful Vim tips

October 18, 2023

It’s been 3 years that I am using Neovim as my daily driver. I learned a lot of things in the mean time. The only things left are macros and registers, which I don’t really use, except registers for basic stuff. Here is a list of things that come to my mind when I think about Vim (not the modal editor, rather the builtins):

See this excellent discussion on Overcolorization: “Syntax highlighting is a tool, and highlighting important parts of the code makes programming less convoluted. Pretty colors are nice to have, but if the point is only to make the code look fancy, there’s no real value for what we’re trying to do in the end - write better code. Let’s help each other at least at that.”
See also At least one Vim trick you might not know and Vim’s useful lists for useful tips.

♪ Yasmin Levy • Mano Suave

See Also

» Neovim revamp » Using fzf-lua » Zero-plugin linting and fixing in Neovim » Speeding up Neovim » Unified colors of TUIs