Guide to Vim Editor: From beginner to professional. Learn Vim in an easy way
English | 17 Oct 2016 | ASIN: B01MAYA4BJ | 53 Pages | AZW3/MOBI/EPUB/PDF | 1.1 MB
This book is an excellent guide on how to use the UNIX Vim editor. It begins by guiding you on how to use the extended text objects and powerful regular expressions in the Vim editor. In most cases, people would like to open multiple files simultaneously. This is possible in Vim, as it can be achieved by opening multiple windows. One is allowed to navigate through all of these windows and perform tasks which will affect either all or a number of the windows. This book guides you on how to open multiple windows in the Vim editor and how to perform the various operations on these windows. The Vim editor also allows us to create very powerful scripts. This book is a guide for us on how to create such scripts and use them to perform a number of tasks. The Vim editor also comes with a GUI version, usually referred to as the “gVim.” This book guides you on how to use this editor, right from the installation to the performing of the various tasks. In the case of programmers, there is a need for you to enhance the Vim editor so that you may use it to perform various tasks with it. This is usually done by the use of plugins. In this book, you are guided on how to enhance the functionality of the Vim editor.
The following topics are discussed in this book:
– Extended Text Objects and More Powerful Regular Expressions
– Multi-window Editing and Powerful Vim Scripts
– Working with gVim
– Enhancing the Vim Editor