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" default.vim - Better vim than the default
" Maintainer: Liu-Cheng Xu <>
" Version: 1.0
" vim: et ts=2 sts=2 sw=2
scriptencoding utf-8
if &compatible || exists('g:loaded_vim_better_default')
let g:loaded_vim_better_default = 1
let s:save_cpo = &cpo
set cpo&vim
" Neovim has set these as default
if !has('nvim')
set nocompatible
syntax on " Syntax highlighting
filetype plugin indent on " Automatically detect file types
set autoindent " Indent at the same level of the previous line
set autoread " Automatically read a file changed outside of vim
set backspace=indent,eol,start " Backspace for dummies
set complete-=i " Exclude files completion
set display=lastline " Show as much as possible of the last line
set encoding=utf-8 " Set default encoding
set history=10000 " Maximum history record
set hlsearch " Highlight search terms
set incsearch " Find as you type search
set laststatus=2 " Always show status line
set mouse=a " Automatically enable mouse usage
set smarttab " Smart tab
set ttyfast " Faster redrawing
set viminfo+=! " Viminfo include !
set wildmenu " Show list instead of just completing
set ttymouse=xterm2
set shortmess=atOI " No help Uganda information, and overwrite read messages to avoid PRESS ENTER prompts
set ignorecase " Case insensitive search
set smartcase " ... but case sensitive when uc present
set scrolljump=5 " Line to scroll when cursor leaves screen
set scrolloff=3 " Minumum lines to keep above and below cursor
set nowrap " Do not wrap long lines
set shiftwidth=4 " Use indents of 4 spaces
set tabstop=4 " An indentation every four columns
set softtabstop=4 " Let backspace delete indent
set splitright " Puts new vsplit windows to the right of the current
set splitbelow " Puts new split windows to the bottom of the current
set autowrite " Automatically write a file when leaving a modified buffer
set mousehide " Hide the mouse cursor while typing
set hidden " Allow buffer switching without saving
set t_Co=256 " Use 256 colors
set ruler " Show the ruler
set showcmd " Show partial commands in status line and Selected characters/lines in visual mode
set showmode " Show current mode in command-line
set showmatch " Show matching brackets/parentthesis
set matchtime=5 " Show matching time
set report=0 " Always report changed lines
set linespace=0 " No extra spaces between rows
set pumheight=20 " Avoid the pop up menu occupying the whole screen
if !exists('g:vim_better_default_tabs_as_spaces') || g:vim_better_default_tabs_as_spaces
set expandtab " Tabs are spaces, not tabs
set t_ut=
set winminheight=0
set wildmode=list:longest,full
set listchars=tab:→\ ,eol:↵,trail:·,extends:↷,precedes:
set whichwrap+=<,>,h,l " Allow backspace and cursor keys to cross line boundaries
set termencoding=utf-8
set fileencoding=utf-8
set fileencodings=utf-8,ucs-bom,gb18030,gbk,gb2312,cp936
set wildignore+=*swp,*.class,*.pyc,*.png,*.jpg,*.gif,*.zip
set wildignore+=*/tmp/*,*.o,*.obj,*.so " Unix
set wildignore+=*\\tmp\\*,*.exe " Windows
" Visual shifting (does not exit Visual mode)
vnoremap < <gv
vnoremap > >gv
" Treat long lines as break lines (useful when moving around in them)
nmap j gj
nmap k gk
vmap j gj
vmap k gk
" :W sudo saves the file
" (useful for handling the permission-denied error)
command! W w !sudo tee % > /dev/null
" Change cursor shape for iTerm2 on macOS {
" bar in Insert mode
" inside iTerm2
if $TERM_PROGRAM =~# 'iTerm'
let &t_SI = "\<Esc>]50;CursorShape=1\x7"
let &t_SR = "\<Esc>]50;CursorShape=2\x7"
let &t_EI = "\<Esc>]50;CursorShape=0\x7"
" inside tmux
if exists('$TMUX') && $TERM != 'xterm-kitty'
let &t_SI = "\<Esc>Ptmux;\<Esc>\<Esc>]50;CursorShape=1\x7\<Esc>\\"
let &t_SR = "\<Esc>Ptmux;\<Esc>\<Esc>]50;CursorShape=2\x7\<Esc>\\"
let &t_EI = "\<Esc>Ptmux;\<Esc>\<Esc>]50;CursorShape=0\x7\<Esc>\\"
" inside neovim
if has('nvim')
" }
if get(g:, 'vim_better_default_minimum', 0)
if get(g:, 'vim_better_default_backup_on', 0)
set backup
set nobackup
set noswapfile
set nowritebackup
if get(g:, 'vim_better_default_enable_folding', 1)
set foldenable
set foldmarker={,}
set foldlevel=0
set foldmethod=marker
" set foldcolumn=3
set foldlevelstart=99
set background=dark " Assume dark background
set cursorline " Highlight current line
set fileformats=unix,dos,mac " Use Unix as the standard file type
set number " Line numbers on
set relativenumber " Relative numbers on
set fillchars=stl:\ ,stlnc:\ ,fold:\ ,vert:│
" Annoying temporary files
set directory=/tmp//,.
set backupdir=/tmp//,.
if v:version >= 703
set undodir=/tmp//,.
highlight clear SignColumn " SignColumn should match background
" highlight clear LineNr " Current line number row will have same background color in relative mode
if has('unnamedplus')
set clipboard=unnamedplus,unnamed
set clipboard+=unnamed
if get(g:, 'vim_better_default_persistent_undo', 0)
if has('persistent_undo')
set undofile " Persistent undo
set undolevels=1000 " Maximum number of changes that can be undone
set undoreload=10000 " Maximum number lines to save for undo on a buffer reload
if has('gui_running')
set guioptions-=r " Hide the right scrollbar
set guioptions-=L " Hide the left scrollbar
set guioptions-=T
set guioptions-=e
set shortmess+=c
" No annoying sound on errors
set noerrorbells
set novisualbell
set visualbell t_vb=
" Key (re)Mappings {
if get(g:, 'vim_better_default_key_mapping', 1)
" Basic {
if get(g:, 'vim_better_default_basic_key_mapping', 1)
" Add <slient> for the rhs is Ex-cmd as some GUI app, e.g., gnvim,
" flashes when you use these mappings.
" Quit normal mode
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>q :q<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>Q :qa!<CR>
" Move half page faster
nnoremap <Leader>d <C-d>
nnoremap <Leader>u <C-u>
" Insert mode shortcut
inoremap <C-h> <BS>
inoremap <C-j> <Down>
inoremap <C-k> <Up>
inoremap <C-b> <Left>
inoremap <C-f> <Right>
" Bash like
inoremap <C-a> <Home>
inoremap <C-e> <End>
inoremap <C-d> <Delete>
" Command mode shortcut
cnoremap <C-h> <BS>
cnoremap <C-j> <Down>
cnoremap <C-k> <Up>
cnoremap <C-b> <Left>
cnoremap <C-f> <Right>
cnoremap <C-a> <Home>
cnoremap <C-e> <End>
cnoremap <C-d> <Delete>
" jj | escaping
inoremap jj <Esc>
cnoremap jj <C-c>
" Quit visual mode
vnoremap v <Esc>
" Move to the start of line
nnoremap H ^
" Move to the end of line
nnoremap L $
" Redo
nnoremap U <C-r>
" Quick command mode
nnoremap <CR> :
" In the quickfix window, <CR> is used to jump to the error under the
" cursor, so undefine the mapping there.
autocmd BufReadPost quickfix nnoremap <buffer> <CR> <CR>
" Yank to the end of line
nnoremap Y y$
" Auto indent pasted text
" nnoremap p p=`]<C-o>
" Open shell in vim
if has('nvim') || has('terminal')
map <silent> <Leader>' :terminal<CR>
map <silent> <Leader>' :shell<CR>
" Search result highlight countermand
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>sc :nohlsearch<CR>
" Toggle pastemode
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>tp :setlocal paste!<CR>
" }
" Buffer {
if get(g:, 'vim_better_default_buffer_key_mapping', 1)
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>bp :bprevious<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>bn :bnext<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>bf :bfirst<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>bl :blast<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>bd :bd<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>bk :bw<CR>
" }
" File {
if get(g:, 'vim_better_default_file_key_mapping', 1)
" File save
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>fs :update<CR>
" }
" Fold {
if get(g:, 'vim_better_default_fold_key_mapping', 1)
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>f0 :set foldlevel=0<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>f1 :set foldlevel=1<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>f2 :set foldlevel=2<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>f3 :set foldlevel=3<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>f4 :set foldlevel=4<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>f5 :set foldlevel=5<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>f6 :set foldlevel=6<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>f7 :set foldlevel=7<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>f8 :set foldlevel=8<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>f9 :set foldlevel=9<CR>
" }
" Window {
if get(g:, 'vim_better_default_window_key_mapping', 1)
nnoremap <Leader>ww <C-W>w
nnoremap <Leader>wr <C-W>r
nnoremap <Leader>wd <C-W>c
nnoremap <Leader>wq <C-W>q
nnoremap <Leader>wj <C-W>j
nnoremap <Leader>wk <C-W>k
nnoremap <Leader>wh <C-W>h
nnoremap <Leader>wl <C-W>l
if has('nvim') || has('terminal')
tnoremap <Leader>wj <C-W>j
tnoremap <Leader>wk <C-W>k
tnoremap <Leader>wh <C-W>h
tnoremap <Leader>wl <C-W>l
nnoremap <Leader>wH <C-W>5<
nnoremap <Leader>wL <C-W>5>
nnoremap <Leader>wJ :resize +5<CR>
nnoremap <Leader>wK :resize -5<CR>
nnoremap <Leader>w= <C-W>=
nnoremap <Leader>ws <C-W>s
nnoremap <Leader>w- <C-W>s
nnoremap <Leader>wv <C-W>v
nnoremap <Leader>w\| <C-W>v
nnoremap <Leader>w2 <C-W>v
" }
" }
let &cpo = s:save_cpo
unlet s:save_cpo
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