Vim

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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.

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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 sourceforge.net. 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 vim-subscribe@vim.org .) Bram Moolenaar, the chief programmer par excellence, often responds to queries. --gochess 13:07, 19 Apr 2005 (EDT)

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