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Vim, or "vi improved" is a text editor by Bram Moolenaar. It is an enhanced version of "the unix text editor," vi, which is in turn based on ed and ex.


Tips for mastering vim

Vim is a free cross-platform (*nix, Mac, Windows) text editor with amazing depth, adaptable to the way you work. In a nutshell, one can swiftly edit CONTENT (as opposed to the CONTAINER, cf. M$ Word). The Linux Journal magazine in its annual Readers' Choice Award selected vim as favorite text editor -- four years in a row!

Some of the best TIPS are found at The vim community is very friendly and helpful. Their archived forum is publicly accessible via Yahoo group for Q&A and RSS access. (Before posting a message you must subscribe to the list by sending a message to .) Bram Moolenaar, the chief programmer par excellence, often responds to queries. --gochess 13:07, 19 Apr 2005 (EDT)

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