Beginner’s Vimrc File
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i have been in and out of using vim a few times now. as i understand it, this is usually the case when transitioning to using vim fulltime.
one rule i found especially useful when learning vim and the massive plug-in universe is to write your own vimrc file. this file contains all the settings for your vim editor.
this has two benefits:
- you know all the plug-ins you use.
- you can also fix things when they break.
a new user’s vimrc should be as minimal as possible.
i tweeted the following screenshot last night
in the past, i found this extremely frustrating and annoying to get this correctly setup vim how i liked it. i was especially patient last night and managed to get something that i didn’t think was completely ugly.
you can find my vimrc file here .
here is a list of plugins i have installed:
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