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created February 9, 2005 · complexity basic · author Ivan Tishchenko · version 6.0


Have you ever been annoyed with that fact that :new opens a buffer above the current? If yes, then try :below new. You'll like it!

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You can also have all splits open below the current window by putting the following in your vimrc:

set splitbelow

And the process is similar if you want vertically-split windows to open to the right:

set splitright

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