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Created Apr 25, 2016
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" Maintainer:
" Amir Salihefendic
" -
" Version:
" 5.0 - 29/05/12 15:43:36
" Blog_post:
" Awesome_version:
" Get this config, nice color schemes and lots of plugins!
" Install the awesome version from:
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" Raw_version:
" Sections:
" -> General
" -> VIM user interface
" -> Colors and Fonts
" -> Files and backups
" -> Text, tab and indent related
" -> Visual mode related
" -> Moving around, tabs and buffers
" -> Status line
" -> Editing mappings
" -> vimgrep searching and cope displaying
" -> Spell checking
" -> Misc
" -> Helper functions
" => General
" Sets how many lines of history VIM has to remember
set history=700
" Enable filetype plugins
filetype plugin on
filetype indent on
" Set to auto read when a file is changed from the outside
set autoread
" With a map leader it's possible to do extra key combinations
" like <leader>w saves the current file
let mapleader = ","
let g:mapleader = ","
" Fast saving
nmap <leader>w :w!<cr>
" :W sudo saves the file
" (useful for handling the permission-denied error)
" command W w !sudo tee % > /dev/null
" For when you forget to sudo.. Really Write the file.
cmap w!! w !sudo tee % >/dev/null
" => VIM user interface
" Set 7 lines to the cursor - when moving vertically using j/k
set so=7
" Turn on the WiLd menu
set wildmenu
" Ignore compiled files
set wildignore=*.o,*~,*.pyc
if has("win16") || has("win32")
set wildignore+=*/.git/*,*/.hg/*,*/.svn/*,*/.DS_Store
set wildignore+=.git\*,.hg\*,.svn\*
"Always show current position
set ruler
" Height of the command bar
set cmdheight=2
" A buffer becomes hidden when it is abandoned
set hid
" Configure backspace so it acts as it should act
set backspace=eol,start,indent
set whichwrap+=<,>,h,l
" Ignore case when searching
set ignorecase
" When searching try to be smart about cases
set smartcase
" Highlight search results
set hlsearch
" Makes search act like search in modern browsers
set incsearch
" Don't redraw while executing macros (good performance config)
set lazyredraw
" For regular expressions turn magic on
set magic
" Show matching brackets when text indicator is over them
set showmatch
" How many tenths of a second to blink when matching brackets
set mat=2
" No annoying sound on errors
set noerrorbells
set novisualbell
set t_vb=
set tm=500
" Add a bit extra margin to the left
set foldcolumn=1
" => Colors and Fonts
" Enable syntax highlighting
syntax enable
colorscheme desert
set background=dark
" Set extra options when running in GUI mode
if has("gui_running")
set guioptions-=T
set guioptions-=e
set t_Co=256
set guitablabel=%M\ %t
" Set utf8 as standard encoding and en_US as the standard language
set encoding=utf8
" Use Unix as the standard file type
set ffs=unix,dos,mac
" => Files, backups and undo
" Turn backup off, since most stuff is in SVN, git et.c anyway...
set nobackup
set nowb
set noswapfile
" => Text, tab and indent related
" Use spaces instead of tabs
set expandtab
" Be smart when using tabs ;)
set smarttab
" 1 tab == 4 spaces
set shiftwidth=4
set tabstop=4
set softtabstop=4
" Linebreak on 500 characters
set lbr
set tw=500
set ai "Auto indent
set si "Smart indent
set wrap "Wrap lines
" Set tabstop, softtabstop and shiftwidth to the same value
command! -nargs=* Stab call Stab()
function! Stab()
let l:tabstop = 1 * input('set tabstop = softtabstop = shiftwidth = ')
if l:tabstop > 0
let &l:sts = l:tabstop
let &l:ts = l:tabstop
let &l:sw = l:tabstop
call SummarizeTabs()
function! SummarizeTabs()
echohl ModeMsg
echon 'tabstop='.&l:ts
echon ' shiftwidth='.&l:sw
echon ' softtabstop='.&l:sts
if &l:et
echon ' expandtab'
echon ' noexpandtab'
echohl None
" Identation by file type
autocmd Filetype ruby setlocal ts=2 sts=2 sw=2 tw=79 expandtab
autocmd FileType eruby setlocal ts=2 sts=2 sw=2 tw=79 expandtab
" => Visual mode related
" Visual mode pressing * or # searches for the current selection
" Super useful! From an idea by Michael Naumann
vnoremap <silent> * :call VisualSelection('f', '')<CR>
vnoremap <silent> # :call VisualSelection('b', '')<CR>
" => Moving around, tabs, windows and buffers
" Treat long lines as break lines (useful when moving around in them)
map j gj
map k gk
" Map <Space> to / (search) and Ctrl-<Space> to ? (backwards search)
map <space> /
map <c-space> ?
" Disable highlight when <leader><cr> is pressed
map <silent> <leader><cr> :noh<cr>
" Smart way to move between windows
map <C-j> <C-W>j
map <C-k> <C-W>k
map <C-h> <C-W>h
map <C-l> <C-W>l
" Close the current buffer
map <leader>bd :Bclose<cr>
" Close all the buffers
map <leader>ba :1,1000 bd!<cr>
" Useful mappings for managing tabs
map <leader>tn :tabnew<cr>
map <leader>to :tabonly<cr>
map <leader>tc :tabclose<cr>
map <leader>tm :tabmove
map <leader>t<leader> :tabnext
" Opens a new tab with the current buffer's path
" Super useful when editing files in the same directory
map <leader>te :tabedit <c-r>=expand("%:p:h")<cr>/
" Switch CWD to the directory of the open buffer
map <leader>cd :cd %:p:h<cr>:pwd<cr>
" Specify the behavior when switching between buffers
set switchbuf=useopen,usetab,newtab
set stal=2
" Return to last edit position when opening files (You want this!)
autocmd BufReadPost *
\ if line("'\"") > 0 && line("'\"") <= line("$") |
\ exe "normal! g`\"" |
\ endif
" Remember info about open buffers on close
set viminfo^=%
" => Status line
" Always show the status line
set laststatus=2
" Format the status line
set statusline=\ %{HasPaste()}%F%m%r%h\ %w\ \ CWD:\ %r%{getcwd()}%h\ \ \ Line:\ %l
" => Editing mappings
" Remap VIM 0 to first non-blank character
map 0 ^
" Move a line of text using ALT+[jk] or Comamnd+[jk] on mac
nmap <M-j> mz:m+<cr>`z
nmap <M-k> mz:m-2<cr>`z
vmap <M-j> :m'>+<cr>`<my`>mzgv`yo`z
vmap <M-k> :m'<-2<cr>`>my`<mzgv`yo`z
if has("mac") || has("macunix")
nmap <D-j> <M-j>
nmap <D-k> <M-k>
vmap <D-j> <M-j>
vmap <D-k> <M-k>
" Delete trailing white space on save, useful for Python and CoffeeScript ;)
func! DeleteTrailingWS()
exe "normal mz"
exe "normal `z"
autocmd BufWrite *.py :call DeleteTrailingWS()
autocmd BufWrite *.coffee :call DeleteTrailingWS()
" => Ack searching and cope displaying
" requires ack.vim - it's much better than vimgrep/grep
" When you press gv you Ack after the selected text
vnoremap <silent> gv :call VisualSelection('gv', '')<CR>
" Open Ack and put the cursor in the right position
map <leader>g :Ack
" When you press <leader>r you can search and replace the selected text
vnoremap <silent> <leader>r :call VisualSelection('replace', '')<CR>
" Do :help cope if you are unsure what cope is. It's super useful!
" When you search with Ack, display your results in cope by doing:
" <leader>cc
" To go to the next search result do:
" <leader>n
" To go to the previous search results do:
" <leader>p
map <leader>cc :botright cope<cr>
map <leader>co ggVGy:tabnew<cr>:set syntax=qf<cr>pgg
map <leader>n :cn<cr>
map <leader>p :cp<cr>
" => Spell checking
" Pressing ,ss will toggle and untoggle spell checking
map <leader>ss :setlocal spell!<cr>
" Shortcuts using <leader>
map <leader>sn ]s
map <leader>sp [s
map <leader>sa zg
map <leader>s? z=
" => Misc
" Remove the Windows ^M - when the encodings gets messed up
noremap <Leader>m mmHmt:%s/<C-V><cr>//ge<cr>'tzt'm
" Quickly open a buffer for scribble
map <leader>q :e ~/buffer<cr>
" Quickly open a markdown buffer for scribble
map <leader>x :e ~/<cr>
" Toggle paste mode on and off
map <leader>pp :setlocal paste!<cr>
" => Helper functions
function! CmdLine(str)
exe "menu Foo.Bar :" . a:str
emenu Foo.Bar
unmenu Foo
function! VisualSelection(direction, extra_filter) range
let l:saved_reg = @"
execute "normal! vgvy"
let l:pattern = escape(@", '\\/.*$^~[]')
let l:pattern = substitute(l:pattern, "\n$", "", "")
if a:direction == 'b'
execute "normal ?" . l:pattern . "^M"
elseif a:direction == 'gv'
call CmdLine("Ack \"" . l:pattern . "\" " )
elseif a:direction == 'replace'
call CmdLine("%s" . '/'. l:pattern . '/')
elseif a:direction == 'f'
execute "normal /" . l:pattern . "^M"
let @/ = l:pattern
let @" = l:saved_reg
" Returns true if paste mode is enabled
function! HasPaste()
if &paste
return 'PASTE MODE '
return ''
" Don't close window, when deleting a buffer
command! Bclose call <SID>BufcloseCloseIt()
function! <SID>BufcloseCloseIt()
let l:currentBufNum = bufnr("%")
let l:alternateBufNum = bufnr("#")
if buflisted(l:alternateBufNum)
buffer #
if bufnr("%") == l:currentBufNum
if buflisted(l:currentBufNum)
execute("bdelete! ".l:currentBufNum)
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