learning vim with vimtutor

2019-08-01

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If you have vim already installed, you can get an interactive walk-through using the vimtutor.

To launch vimtutor, open your shell and type in the command $ vimtutor.

vimtutor welcome screen

It’s a very accessible tutorial, yet teaches the hardest thing to learn almost right away — how to quit!

Noting this because googling “vim tutorial” yields many sites with their own, but vimtutor is always with me - so why not take advantage?


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