Linux

Enable spell-checking in Vim and customize default behavior

Last week's techmail was Enable spell-checking in Vim and customize default behavior which talks about how to get spell checking enabled in vim. I actually wasn't even aware that vim could do spell checking natively until a little while ago, and it sure makes for my use of it with mutt so much nicer. On the other hand, having spell checking enabled all the time isn't ideal because doing any programming in ...

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Linux

Create custom keybindings in vim

This week's TechMail is Create custom keybindings in vim which goes into how to tweak vim's keybindings to make them more familiar if you come from another editor. It's also useful to create shortcuts for things such as moving to the end of a line. I've been using joe for over 10 years and while I've used vim 90% of the time for the last few years, it always irritated me that ...

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