Vastly improved vim's javascript indentation.
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vim-javascript v1.0.0

JavaScript bundle for vim, this bundle provides syntax highlighting and improved indentation.


Install with Vundle

Add to vimrc:

Plugin 'pangloss/vim-javascript'

And install it:

:so ~/.vimrc

Install with vim-plug

Add to vimrc:

Plug 'pangloss/vim-javascript'

And install it:

:so ~/.vimrc

Install with pathogen

  git clone ~/.vim/bundle/vim-javascript

Configuration Variables

The following variables control certain syntax highlighting features. You can add them to your .vimrc to enable/disable their features.

let g:javascript_enable_domhtmlcss = 1

Enables HTML/CSS syntax highlighting in your JavaScript file.

Default Value: 0

let g:javascript_ignore_javaScriptdoc = 1

Disables JSDoc syntax highlighting

Default Value: 0

set foldmethod=syntax

Enables code folding based on our syntax file.

Please note this can have a dramatic effect on performance and because it is a global vim option, we do not set it ourselves.

Concealing Characters

You can customize concealing characters by defining one or more of the following variables:

let g:javascript_conceal_function       = "ƒ"
let g:javascript_conceal_null           = "ø"
let g:javascript_conceal_this           = "@"
let g:javascript_conceal_return         = "⇚"
let g:javascript_conceal_undefined      = "¿"
let g:javascript_conceal_NaN            = "ℕ"
let g:javascript_conceal_prototype      = "¶"
let g:javascript_conceal_static         = "•"
let g:javascript_conceal_super          = "Ω"
let g:javascript_conceal_arrow_function = "⇒"


This project uses the git flow model for development. There's a handy git module for git flow. If you'd like to be added as a contributor, the price of admission is 1 pull request. Please follow the general code style guides (read the code) and in your pull request explain the reason for the proposed change and how it is valuable.

Bug Reports

Report a bug on GitHub Issues.

A Quick Note on Regexes

Vim 7.4 with patches LESS than 1-7 exhibits a bug that broke how we handle javascript regexes. Please update to a newer version or run the following commands to fix:

:set regexpengine=1
:syntax enable


Distributed under the same terms as Vim itself. See :help license.