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Mastering Vim by Ruslan Osipov

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Vanilla Vim vs gVim

Using instructions given before, you’ve installed two flavors of Vim: command-line Vim, and gVim. This is how gVim looks on Windows:

The gVim hooks up a graphical user interface (GUI) to Vim, has better mouse support, and adds more context menus. It also supports a wider range of color than many terminal emulators, and provides some quality of life features you’d expect from a modern GUI.

You can launch gVim by running gVim 8.1 executable on Windows, or on Linux and Mac OS by invoking the following command:

$ gvim

Windows users might favor gVim.

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