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Vim - the ubiquitous text editor

Vim is a highly configurable text editor for efficiently creating and changing any kind of text. It is included as "vi" with most UNIX systems and with Apple OS X.

Vim is rock stable and is continuously being developed to become even better. Among its features are:
  • persistent, multi-level undo tree
  • extensive plugin system
  • support for hundreds of programming languages and file formats
  • powerful search and replace
  • integrates with many tools

  News  Vim 8.1.0200 is the current version 

Migration done

[2018-06-29] If you can see this news entry, then the migration of http://www.vim.org to the new osdn datacenter has been performed. successfully. It might take some time until vim.org resolves to the new host, you can use http://www.vim8.org if you experience issues. (Christian Brabandt)

Vim 8.1 is released!

[2018-05-18] Vim 8.1 is a minor release, a few new features have been added since Vim 8.0. A lot of bugs have been fixed, documentation was updated, etc. The main new feature is the terminal window. More information can be found on this page. (Bram Moolenaar)

Maintenance on April 30th 2018

[2018-04-28] There will be some maintenance work on April 30th for moving to a different hosting provider. See the announcement. This means, that scripts cannot be uploaded and there might appear some error messages. (Christian Brabandt)


Recent patches

Patch 8.1.0200
Problem: spellbadword() not tested.
Solution: Add a test. (Dominique Pelle, closes #3235)
Patch 8.1.0199
Problem: spellbadword() does not check for caps error. (Dominique Pelle)
Solution: Adjust capcol when advancing.
Patch 8.1.0198
Problem: There is no hint that syntax is disabled for 'redrawtime'.
Solution: Add a message.
Patch 8.1.0197
Problem: Windows GUI: title for search/replace is wrong.
Solution: Remove remark about doubling backslash. (closes #3230)
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  Recent Script Updates  5,585 scripts, 12,423,421 downloads 
[2018-07-20]  strip_trailing_whitespace.vim : Strip trailing whitespace exactly the way this author wants
(2.0.2) Complete rewrite, accept range, define user command rather than plugin map - Tom Ryder
[2018-07-20]  toggle_flags.vim : Toggle flags in option values
(1.0.2) Rename, refactor a little - Tom Ryder
[2018-07-19]  cpf_upf_sdc : Syntax highlighting for CPF, UPF and SDC
(1.1) upgrade CPF@1.0e to CPF@2.0 - Gaofeng Dong
[2018-07-17]  undoquit.vim : Undo a :quit -- reopen the last window you closed
(0.1.0) Initial upload - Andrew Radev
[2018-07-14]  digraph_search.vim : Search for a digraph by name while inserting
(0.1.1) Require +digraphs feature - Tom Ryder
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