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created 2008 · complexity basic · author Metacosm · version 7.0

Searching the tips on this wiki can often help solve a problem encountered when using Vim. However, if you want to ask a question, you will need to subscribe to a mailing list, or join the #vim IRC channel.

IRC overview

IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is a form of real-time text messaging (chat). A user installs a suitable IRC client program, then configures it to connect to an IRC network (such as freenode), and a specific channel on that server (such as #vim).

Joining #vim


  • Outline procedure to join #vim.
  • Outline how to ask a question.


See also is the online home for #vim. It is maintained by Metacosm who moved the general "information on Vim" pages to the Vim Tips wiki in February 2008...

... except that it isn't: as of September 2012 is dead, having been replaced by some guy's CV page.

Some useful pages:


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