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Old 01-18-2010, 10:38 AM   #1
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Question VIM settings to write more efficiently


I really enjoy using VIM to write python, but I recently tried to use it to write some essays for school. Are there any configurations that I could change in order to make writing longer essays easier using VIM? For instance, a way to be able to just jump one line (on the computer screen) down when I press the K key instead of jumping to the next paragraph?

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Old 01-18-2010, 11:17 PM   #2
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You can get the full vim manual here http://vimdoc.sourceforge.net/. Should be installed on your system along with the executable eg /usr/share/vim/vim62/doc
 
Old 01-18-2010, 11:22 PM   #3
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Thank you Chris. I think I found what I was looking for, though, in another application (or more like 10 or 20 other applications.) I guess I was looking for more of a full-screen writer similar to WriteRoom (I'm using Focused for Adobe AIR and it's great.) But thank you anyway.
 
Old 01-19-2010, 05:11 PM   #4
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my guess is that that paragraphs are actually one line.
 
Old 01-19-2010, 05:13 PM   #5
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my guess is that that paragraphs are actually one line.
I know they're one line, but is there any way to move upwards visually (perhaps in visual mode?) even though they are one line?
 
Old 01-19-2010, 05:26 PM   #6
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it should bi visual mode. vim does not like word processing, it like coding.
 
  


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