Comment stuff out. Use
\\\ to comment out a line (takes a count),
\\ to comment out the target of a motion (for example,
comment out a paragraph), and
\\ in visual mode to comment out the
selection. That's it.
Install repeat.vim to enable
. the line commenting map
I wrote this because 5 years after Vim added support for mapping an operator, I still couldn't find a commenting plugin that leveraged that feature. Striving for minimalism, the first version weighed in at just 35 lines of code.
Oh, and it uncomments, too.
If you don't have a preferred installation method, I recommend installing pathogen.vim, and then simply copy and paste:
cd ~/.vim/bundle git clone git://github.com/tpope/vim-commentary.git
Once help tags have been generated, you can view the manual with
My favorite file type isn't supported!
Relax! You just have to adjust
autocmd FileType apache set commentstring=#\ %s
What if I want custom maps?
Fly by the seat of your pants and map directly to the
xmap ,, \\ nmap ,, \\ nmap ,,, \\\
See the contribution guidelines for pathogen.vim.
Distributable under the same terms as Vim itself. See