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*usr_toc.txt*	For Vim version 7.2.  Last change: 2006 Apr 24

		     VIM USER MANUAL - by Bram Moolenaar


			      Table Of Contents			*user-manual*


Overview Getting Started |usr_01.txt| About the manuals |usr_02.txt| The first steps in Vim |usr_03.txt| Moving around |usr_04.txt| Making small changes |usr_05.txt| Set your settings |usr_06.txt| Using syntax highlighting |usr_07.txt| Editing more than one file |usr_08.txt| Splitting windows |usr_09.txt| Using the GUI |usr_10.txt| Making big changes |usr_11.txt| Recovering from a crash |usr_12.txt| Clever tricks Editing Effectively |usr_20.txt| Typing command-line commands quickly |usr_21.txt| Go away and come back |usr_22.txt| Finding the file to edit |usr_23.txt| Editing other files |usr_24.txt| Inserting quickly |usr_25.txt| Editing formatted text |usr_26.txt| Repeating |usr_27.txt| Search commands and patterns |usr_28.txt| Folding |usr_29.txt| Moving through programs |usr_30.txt| Editing programs |usr_31.txt| Exploiting the GUI |usr_32.txt| The undo tree Tuning Vim |usr_40.txt| Make new commands |usr_41.txt| Write a Vim script |usr_42.txt| Add new menus |usr_43.txt| Using filetypes |usr_44.txt| Your own syntax highlighted |usr_45.txt| Select your language Making Vim Run |usr_90.txt| Installing Vim Reference manual |reference_toc| More detailed information for all commands The user manual is available as a single, ready to print HTML and PDF file here: http://vimdoc.sf.net
Getting Started Read this from start to end to learn the essential commands. |usr_01.txt| About the manuals |01.1| Two manuals |01.2| Vim installed |01.3| Using the Vim tutor |01.4| Copyright |usr_02.txt| The first steps in Vim |02.1| Running Vim for the First Time |02.2| Inserting text |02.3| Moving around |02.4| Deleting characters |02.5| Undo and Redo |02.6| Other editing commands |02.7| Getting out |02.8| Finding help |usr_03.txt| Moving around |03.1| Word movement |03.2| Moving to the start or end of a line |03.3| Moving to a character |03.4| Matching a paren |03.5| Moving to a specific line |03.6| Telling where you are |03.7| Scrolling around |03.8| Simple searches |03.9| Simple search patterns |03.10| Using marks |usr_04.txt| Making small changes |04.1| Operators and motions |04.2| Changing text |04.3| Repeating a change |04.4| Visual mode |04.5| Moving text |04.6| Copying text |04.7| Using the clipboard |04.8| Text objects |04.9| Replace mode |04.10| Conclusion |usr_05.txt| Set your settings |05.1| The vimrc file |05.2| The example vimrc file explained |05.3| Simple mappings |05.4| Adding a plugin |05.5| Adding a help file |05.6| The option window |05.7| Often used options |usr_06.txt| Using syntax highlighting |06.1| Switching it on |06.2| No or wrong colors? |06.3| Different colors |06.4| With colors or without colors |06.5| Printing with colors |06.6| Further reading |usr_07.txt| Editing more than one file |07.1| Edit another file |07.2| A list of files |07.3| Jumping from file to file |07.4| Backup files |07.5| Copy text between files |07.6| Viewing a file |07.7| Changing the file name |usr_08.txt| Splitting windows |08.1| Split a window |08.2| Split a window on another file |08.3| Window size |08.4| Vertical splits |08.5| Moving windows |08.6| Commands for all windows |08.7| Viewing differences with vimdiff |08.8| Various |usr_09.txt| Using the GUI |09.1| Parts of the GUI |09.2| Using the mouse |09.3| The clipboard |09.4| Select mode |usr_10.txt| Making big changes |10.1| Record and playback commands |10.2| Substitution |10.3| Command ranges |10.4| The global command |10.5| Visual block mode |10.6| Reading and writing part of a file |10.7| Formatting text |10.8| Changing case |10.9| Using an external program |usr_11.txt| Recovering from a crash |11.1| Basic recovery |11.2| Where is the swap file? |11.3| Crashed or not? |11.4| Further reading |usr_12.txt| Clever tricks |12.1| Replace a word |12.2| Change "Last, First" to "First Last" |12.3| Sort a list |12.4| Reverse line order |12.5| Count words |12.6| Find a man page |12.7| Trim blanks |12.8| Find where a word is used
Editing Effectively Subjects that can be read independently. |usr_20.txt| Typing command-line commands quickly |20.1| Command line editing |20.2| Command line abbreviations |20.3| Command line completion |20.4| Command line history |20.5| Command line window |usr_21.txt| Go away and come back |21.1| Suspend and resume |21.2| Executing shell commands |21.3| Remembering information; viminfo |21.4| Sessions |21.5| Views |21.6| Modelines |usr_22.txt| Finding the file to edit |22.1| The file explorer |22.2| The current directory |22.3| Finding a file |22.4| The buffer list |usr_23.txt| Editing other files |23.1| DOS, Mac and Unix files |23.2| Files on the internet |23.3| Encryption |23.4| Binary files |23.5| Compressed files |usr_24.txt| Inserting quickly |24.1| Making corrections |24.2| Showing matches |24.3| Completion |24.4| Repeating an insert |24.5| Copying from another line |24.6| Inserting a register |24.7| Abbreviations |24.8| Entering special characters |24.9| Digraphs |24.10| Normal mode commands |usr_25.txt| Editing formatted text |25.1| Breaking lines |25.2| Aligning text |25.3| Indents and tabs |25.4| Dealing with long lines |25.5| Editing tables |usr_26.txt| Repeating |26.1| Repeating with Visual mode |26.2| Add and subtract |26.3| Making a change in many files |26.4| Using Vim from a shell script |usr_27.txt| Search commands and patterns |27.1| Ignoring case |27.2| Wrapping around the file end |27.3| Offsets |27.4| Matching multiple times |27.5| Alternatives |27.6| Character ranges |27.7| Character classes |27.8| Matching a line break |27.9| Examples |usr_28.txt| Folding |28.1| What is folding? |28.2| Manual folding |28.3| Working with folds |28.4| Saving and restoring folds |28.5| Folding by indent |28.6| Folding with markers |28.7| Folding by syntax |28.8| Folding by expression |28.9| Folding unchanged lines |28.10| Which fold method to use? |usr_29.txt| Moving through programs |29.1| Using tags |29.2| The preview window |29.3| Moving through a program |29.4| Finding global identifiers |29.5| Finding local identifiers |usr_30.txt| Editing programs |30.1| Compiling |30.2| Indenting C files |30.3| Automatic indenting |30.4| Other indenting |30.5| Tabs and spaces |30.6| Formatting comments |usr_31.txt| Exploiting the GUI |31.1| The file browser |31.2| Confirmation |31.3| Menu shortcuts |31.4| Vim window position and size |31.5| Various |usr_32.txt| The undo tree |32.1| Numbering changes |32.2| Jumping around the tree |32.3| Time travelling
Tuning Vim Make Vim work as you like it. |usr_40.txt| Make new commands |40.1| Key mapping |40.2| Defining command-line commands |40.3| Autocommands |usr_41.txt| Write a Vim script |41.1| Introduction |41.2| Variables |41.3| Expressions |41.4| Conditionals |41.5| Executing an expression |41.6| Using functions |41.7| Defining a function |41.8| Lists and Dictionaries |41.9| Exceptions |41.10| Various remarks |41.11| Writing a plugin |41.12| Writing a filetype plugin |41.13| Writing a compiler plugin |41.14| Writing a plugin that loads quickly |41.15| Writing library scripts |41.16| Distributing Vim scripts |usr_42.txt| Add new menus |42.1| Introduction |42.2| Menu commands |42.3| Various |42.4| Toolbar and popup menus |usr_43.txt| Using filetypes |43.1| Plugins for a filetype |43.2| Adding a filetype |usr_44.txt| Your own syntax highlighted |44.1| Basic syntax commands |44.2| Keywords |44.3| Matches |44.4| Regions |44.5| Nested items |44.6| Following groups |44.7| Other arguments |44.8| Clusters |44.9| Including another syntax file |44.10| Synchronizing |44.11| Installing a syntax file |44.12| Portable syntax file layout |usr_45.txt| Select your language |45.1| Language for Messages |45.2| Language for Menus |45.3| Using another encoding |45.4| Editing files with a different encoding |45.5| Entering language text
Making Vim Run Before you can use Vim. |usr_90.txt| Installing Vim |90.1| Unix |90.2| MS-Windows |90.3| Upgrading |90.4| Common installation issues |90.5| Uninstalling Vim
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