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amVim for VS Code

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The Vim mode for Visual Studio Code that works as expected.

Key features

  • Vim style keybindings & looks
  • Normal, Visual and Visual Line modes support
  • Multi-cursor support
  • Works with VS Code's default behaviors

Not supported

  • : started commands: Only a few are supported now.
  • Visual Block mode: Please use multi-cursor instead for now.
  • Custom keybindings: On the roadmap.

Commands

Check the list here.

Configuration

You can overwrite default configurations in User and Workspace Settings.

amVim.bindCtrlCommands

Boolean, Default: true

Set to false to disable Ctrl+<key> keybindings.

amVim.mimicVimSearchBehavior

Boolean, Default: true

Set to false to keep VSCode's keybinding when searching.

amVim.startInInsertMode

Boolean, Default: false

Set to true to start in Insert mode when opening files.

amVim.smartRelativeLineNumbers

Boolean, Default: false

Set to true to will make line numbers relative when not in Insert mode.

amVim.useSystemClipboard

Boolean, Default: false

Set to true to copy to and paste from the system clipboard.

amVim.vimStyleNavigationInListView

Boolean, Default: true

Set to false to disable Vim style navigation in sidebar.

Contributing

Feel free to open issues to report bugs or require features.

Pull requests are welcomed too! See VS Code's official instructions about:

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