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<big>'''This is an archive of the ''Did you know?'' section on the [[Vim Tips Wiki|home page]]'''</big>
 
<big>'''This is an archive of the ''Did you know?'' section on the [[Vim Tips Wiki|home page]]'''</big>
   
Every few weeks, the section on the [[Vim Tips Wiki|home page]] will be replaced. Old items will be moved here so anyone interested can browse them.
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We occasionally replace the DYK section on the [[Vim Tips Wiki|home page]], and items are copied to here so anyone interested can browse them.
   
 
'''To discuss suggestions for new items, please edit the [[Talk:Did you know|talk page]].'''
 
'''To discuss suggestions for new items, please edit the [[Talk:Did you know|talk page]].'''
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==July 2012==
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*The [http://vimhelp.appspot.com/vim_faq.txt.html Vim FAQ] is online.
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*There are several methods to [[VimTip224|change the indentation of a block of lines]].
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*A mapping can change the Home key to [[VimTip315|move to the first character, or the first that is nonblank]].
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*Filtering and redirection can [[VimTip374|capture output from Vim or external programs]].
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*It's easy to [[VimTip431|change between backslash and forward slash]] in a file path.
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*If you create your own tags file, you can [[VimTip601|jump to the correct line ''and'' column]].
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*If you work with many files, it's easy to [[VimTip652|save them all with <tt>:wa</tt> or <tt>:xa</tt>]].
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*Simple substitutes or a Perl script can [[VimTip1005|convert text using HTML entities like <tt>&amp;gt;</tt>]].
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*The command <tt>:g/^/exe ".w ".line(".").".txt"</tt> [[VimTip1059|saves each line in the buffer to a separate file]].
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*<tt>:g//</tt> [[VimTip1063|lists all lines containing the last search pattern]], and :redir will capture the results.
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*With <tt>set browsedir=buffer</tt> the File, Open dialog [[VimTip753|defaults to the current file's directory]].
   
 
==May 2010==
 
==May 2010==

Latest revision as of 10:23, June 26, 2012

This is an archive of the Did you know? section on the home page

We occasionally replace the DYK section on the home page, and items are copied to here so anyone interested can browse them.

To discuss suggestions for new items, please edit the talk page.

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