Why I Really Really Really Love VIM!

For the past five years, vi editor has been a trusty companion, saving me from the hassle of copying files between servers and local machines. Despite being aware of Vim's existence, I never bothered to give it a try.

However, a couple of months ago, I decided to delve deeper into the world of Vim. Fast forward to today, and Neovim has become my default text editor. Interestingly, my muscle memory now instinctively reaches for hjkl keys even when using other text editors like Sublime Text.

With most of my time now spent in the terminal, I've compiled a handy cheat sheet of Vim commands that I've picked up along the way.

Basic Commands in VIM

Modes of Vim:

Navigation in Vim:

Operations in Vim:

Registers, Macros, Bookmark, Buffers in VIM





Tab and Windows:

By combining these commands creatively, Vim's power truly shines. And while this list only scratches the surface of Vim's capabilities, it's a testament to the efficiency and versatility of this legendary text editor.

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