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gvim Reference

Common Commands

:set hlsearch                  # highlighted search
:set nohlsearch

:syntax on                     # syntax highlighting
:syntax off

:set ai                        # auto-indentation
:set noai

:set number                    # line numbering
:set nonumber

:set list                      # whitespace
:set nolist

Windows Configuration

On Win7 locate _vimrc and _gvimrc in this directory location:

echo %HOMEPATH%
C:/Users/<username>

Example _gvimrc

set mousehide
syntax on
set hlsearch
set noai

set tabstop=4
set softtabstop=0
set expandtab
set shiftwidth=4
set smarttab

colorscheme darkblue

set nobackup
set guifont=Consolas:h10:cANSI
set noerrorbells

Example _vimrc

set nocompatible
source $VIMRUNTIME/vimrc_example.vim
source $VIMRUNTIME/mswin.vim
behave mswin

set diffexpr=MyDiff()
function MyDiff()
  let opt = '-a --binary '
  if &diffopt =~ 'icase' | let opt = opt . '-i ' | endif
  if &diffopt =~ 'iwhite' | let opt = opt . '-b ' | endif
  let arg1 = v:fname_in
  if arg1 =~ ' ' | let arg1 = '"' . arg1 . '"' | endif
  let arg2 = v:fname_new
  if arg2 =~ ' ' | let arg2 = '"' . arg2 . '"' | endif
  let arg3 = v:fname_out
  if arg3 =~ ' ' | let arg3 = '"' . arg3 . '"' | endif
  let eq = ''
  if $VIMRUNTIME =~ ' '
    if &sh =~ '\<cmd'
      let cmd = '""' . $VIMRUNTIME . '\diff"'
      let eq = '"'
    else
      let cmd = substitute($VIMRUNTIME, ' ', '" ', '') . '\diff"'
    endif
  else
    let cmd = $VIMRUNTIME . '\diff'
  endif
  silent execute '!' . cmd . ' ' . opt . arg1 . ' ' . arg2 . ' > ' . arg3 . eq
endfunction
buildsw/reference/gvim.txt · Last modified: 2016/08/09 13:12 by gwhiteman