The summaries in this table are by necessity very brief. Much more information about each option may be found in the Vim online help.
|Detect whether a file inside Vim has been modified externally, not by Vim, and automatically refresh the Vim buffer with the changed version of the file.|
Vim tries to use background and foreground colors that are appropriate to the particular terminal. The default depends on the current terminal or windowing system.
Control whether you can backspace over a newline and/or over the start of insert. Values are: 0 for vi compatibility; 1 to backspace over newlines; and 2 to backspace over the start of insert. Using a value of 3 allows both.
Make a backup before overwriting a file, then
leave it around after the file has been successfully written.
To have a backup file just while the file is being written,
A list of directories for the backup file,
separated with commas. The backup file is created in the first
directory in the list where this is possible. If empty, you
cannot create a backup file. The name