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Vim - the ubiquitous text editor

Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to make creating and changing any kind of text very efficient. 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 9.1.0146 is the current version 

Vim 9.1 is released!

[2024-01-02] The Vim project is happy to announce that Vim 9.1 has finally been released. This release is dedicated to Bram Moolenaar, Vims lead developer for more than 30 years, who suddenly passed away in August 2023. The most notable changes are support for Vim9 classes and objects, smooth scrolling support and virtual text support. And as usual, runtime files have been updated, many bugs have been fixed and potential security relevant fixes have been included. You can find the full announcement here. (Christian Brabandt)

A new Vim.org Homepage

[2023-10-12] The Vim homepage will be renovated by a few students from the FH University Salzburg. Development will happen at a new Github repository. Feedback is very welcome and can happen at the vim_dev mailing list or at the github repository.
See the announcement. (Christian Brabandt)

New Vim.org Homepage Hosting

[2023-09-26] The Vim project has been moved to a new hosting provider.
The hosting should be much more stable now and database problems should now also been solved.
Thanks to Wavestack for hosting us. (Christian Brabandt)

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  Recent Script Updates  5,937 scripts, 17,767,901 downloads 
[2024-03-02]  vim-CtrlXA : make Ctrl-X and Ctrl-A run through keyword cycles
(1.11) add many general, localized and file type specific keyword cycles - Enno Nagel
[2024-02-28]  Birdie : A Vim plugin that facilitates Verilog netlist tracing.
(2.0) hdlConverter is used instead of the the proprietary parser. The problem with the proprietary parser is that its data structures are not available in Python. As a result, communication between the proprietary parser and the Vim script is based on a big JSON file, which is extremely inefficient. Using hdlConverter boosts the overall performance significantly. This script now requries the user to ... - TK Lam
[2024-02-27]  patchreview.vim : Plugin for single or multipatch code reviews and workspace change/diff reviews
(2.1.1) 1. Handle project like plugins which change the buffer directory underneath us 2. Further fixes for handling added and deleted files - Manpreet Singh
[2024-02-24]  vim-quickui : The missing UI extensions for Vim 9
(1.4.5) - Fix issues with listbox plugin and add new function for clever input list. - Adjusted listbox width calculation to consider title length. - Added minsize calculation for title in listbox creation. - Fixed default index value in clever_context and clever_listbox functions. - Added new function quickui#tools#clever_inputlist for handling input lists in a clever way. - Wei Lin
[2024-02-23]  vim-navigator : An whichkey alternative to provide keymap hints.
(0.0.2) - Add special key names and display values for function keys in the script - Wei Lin
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