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Mastering Vim by Ruslan Osipov

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Netrw

Netrw is a built-in file manager in Vim (if we want to get technical, it's a plugin that ships with Vim). It allows you to browse directories and functions, similar to any other file manager you've worked with in your favorite OS.

Use :Ex (the full command is :Explore) to open the file navigation window:

Netrw is fully integrated with Vim, so executing an edit command on a directory (for example, :e . to open a current directory) actually opens Netrw. This also makes it so that you have one less command to remember.

Here, you can see all of the files within our workspace. Netrw already provides a quick help section in a status bar, but ...

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