Keeping lists alphabetized is important for organized, maintainable code. Fortunately, Vim has a number of ways to sort lines.Continue reading »
When I wind up with code that is not well formatted, the
= command comes in
handy. This command runs applies a formatter to your motion or visual
selection. So two handy sequences of commands I keep at hand are
=%. The later takes advantage of the
matchit plugin which
% to match a broad array of open close blocks like those found in the
Ruby programming language.
When pasting into Vim from an external source, for example when using ⌘-V in a terminal on macOS, you’ll find that pasted text loses its indentation.Continue reading »
At this point in the technology age, nothing is more powerful and necessary to anyone editing text than being able to copy and paste. Here’s how to do it Vim style:Continue reading »
If you’ve ever needed to jump quickly to the next commented line of code,
there’s a trick for that. You’ll need to add a new commands to Vim, but that’s
as easy as adding a few lines to your .vimrc file. The following maps
jump to the next commented line of code and
[c to the previous.