- Vim is a text editor that is upwards compatible to
vi. It can be used to edit all kinds of plain text. It is especially useful for editing programs.
- If you are completely new to
vim, we recommend running
vimtutorwhich provides an automated tutorial.
- Vim also has an excellent built-in help facility --- just type :help inside vim.
- Vim homepage
- VIM Cheat sheet
- VIM Quick Reference Card
- HTML Cheat sheet
- PDF Cheat sheet
- Another HTML cheat sheet
:helpis your friend
:wsaves the changes you've made
:q!gets you out without saving any changes you have made
- If you don't like the text coloring that happens for some source code files,
:syn offwill turn it off.
$ vimtutor $ vim $ vi