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Mastering Vim by Ruslan Osipov

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Advanced Editing and Navigation

Throughout this chapter, you will get a lot more comfortable using Vim in your day-to-day tasks. You will be working with a Python code base, which should provide you with a set of real-life scenarios for working with code. If you have a project of your own handy, you can choose to try out the lessons taught in this chapter using your own project files; however, you might find that not every scenario applies to your code base.

The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • A quick-and-dirty way of installing Vim plugins
  • Keeping your workspace organized when working with multiple or long files using buffers, windows, tabs, and folds
  • Navigating complex file trees without leaving Vim with Netrw, NERDTree, ...

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