The Vim Community
Some people say that vi users are a rabid pack of fanatical lunatics.
We prefer to think of ourselves as community of users who have found a
piece of software that perfectly meets our needs. We like to help our
fellow users whenever we can.
There are several "official" mailing lists for Vim. Please
note that to post on these lists, you must be a
member (except for vim-announce, you cannot post there).
To subscribe, send an empty message to
Quoting Leonid Mamtchenkov: "Until now I thought only that the Vim mailing list
was very informative and fast-responding. Now I also think that it is one of
the kindest I've came across. :) Thumbs up!"
Plenty of other groups and mailing lists exist, and are described more
fully on their own page.
If you think email is something of the past, you can ask questions on
More importantly, you can also find answers here!
If mailing lists don't provide the quick reply and razor wit you need,
you can look for Vim users on IRC at these networks:
||very active; web page
Vim is discussed on USENET -- what isn't? You can find Vim discussion
on comp.editors on your local NNTP server. Or look at the
Vim.org might be the official vim web page, but it's hardly the only
one. There are plenty of them, listed both in
our registry and on
the Vim webring.
Another wiki is at wikibooks: learning the vi editor/Vim.
The tips have been moved to the
Vim Tips wiki.