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Critical learning


You know everyday vim when you can:

  • Move with h, j, k, l.
  • Move up and down a page.
  • Move to beginning and end of a line.
  • Move to beginning and end of a file.
  • Enter and exit insert mode.
  • Exit.
  • Append text.
  • Save.
  • Combine operators (like delete) with motions (like end of word).
  • Operate on lines.
  • Undo.
  • Search forward and backward.
  • Match parentheses and brackets.
  • Substitute.
  • Execute a shell command.
  • Copy and paste.
  • Tab complete.
  • Split horizontally and vertically.
  • Jump forward and backward.
  • Modify your environment via dotfiles.
  • Install plugins.

You know advanced vim when you can:

  • Identify vim's use of every letter on the keyboard (uppercase and lowercase).

Ongoing reference

Refer to help pages:

:help g
:help motion.txt
:help spell.txt
:help user-manual
:help visual.txt
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