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My VIM settings (.vimrc)
" =============================================================================
" Miller Medeiros .vimrc file
" -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
" heavily inspired by: @factorylabs, @scrooloose, @nvie, @gf3, @bit-theory.
" =============================================================================
" -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
" -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
set nocompatible " Disable vi compatibility
filetype on " filetype must be 'on' before setting it 'off'
" otherwise it exits with a bad status and breaks
" git commit.
filetype off " force reloading *after* pathogen loaded
" set the runtime path to include Vundle and initialize
set rtp+=~/.vim/bundle/Vundle.vim
call vundle#begin()
" let Vundle manage Vundle, required
Plugin 'VundleVim/Vundle.vim'
Plugin 'wincent/Command-T'
Plugin 'vim-scripts/IndentAnything'
Plugin 'vim-scripts/IndexedSearch'
Plugin 'vim-scripts/LustyJuggler'
Plugin 'gregsexton/MatchTag'
Plugin 'vim-scripts/YankRing.vim'
Plugin 'mileszs/ack.vim'
Plugin 'vim-scripts/bufkill.vim'
Plugin 'editorconfig/editorconfig-vim'
Plugin 'sjl/gundo.vim'
Plugin 'sjl/clam.vim'
Plugin 'othree/html5.vim'
Plugin 'scrooloose/nerdcommenter'
Plugin 'scrooloose/nerdtree'
Plugin 'junkblocker/patchreview-vim'
Plugin 'ervandew/supertab'
Plugin 'scrooloose/syntastic'
Plugin 'godlygeek/tabular'
Plugin 'Lokaltog/vim-easymotion'
Plugin 'tpope/vim-repeat'
Plugin 'tpope/vim-abolish'
Plugin 'tpope/vim-fugitive'
Plugin 'tpope/vim-markdown'
Plugin 'tpope/vim-speeddating'
Plugin 'tpope/vim-surround'
Plugin 'tpope/vim-unimpaired'
Plugin 'mhinz/vim-signify'
Plugin 'int3/vim-extradite'
" css
Plugin 'ap/vim-css-color'
Plugin 'hail2u/vim-css3-syntax'
" js
Plugin 'pangloss/vim-javascript'
Plugin 'elzr/vim-json'
Plugin 'mxw/vim-jsx'
Plugin 'millermedeiros/vim-esformatter'
" Bundle 'marijnh/tern_for_vim'
" snipmate
Plugin 'MarcWeber/vim-addon-mw-utils'
Plugin 'tomtom/tlib_vim'
Plugin 'garbas/vim-snipmate'
Plugin 'honza/vim-snippets'
Plugin 'millermedeiros/vim-statline'
" Plugin 'bling/vim-airline'
" colorschemes
Plugin 'tomasr/molokai'
" required for vundle
call vundle#end()
syntax on
filetype plugin indent on " enable detection, plugins and indent
" Local dirs (centralize everything)
set backupdir=~/.vim/backups
set directory=~/.vim/swaps
" Change mapleader (easier to type), at the top since its used everywhere
let mapleader=","
let maplocalleader=";"
set spelllang=en_us " spell checking
set encoding=utf-8 nobomb " BOM often causes trouble, UTF-8 is awsum.
" --- performance / buffer ---
set hidden " can put buffer to the background without writing
" to disk, will remember history/marks.
set lazyredraw " don't update the display while executing macros
set ttyfast " Send more characters at a given time.
" --- history / file handling ---
set history=999 " Increase history (default = 20)
set undolevels=999 " Moar undo (default=100)
set autoread " reload files if changed externally
" --- backup and swap files ---
" I save all the time, those are annoying and unnecessary...
set nobackup
set nowritebackup
set noswapfile
" --- search / regexp ---
set gdefault " RegExp global by default
set magic " Enable extended regexes.
set hlsearch " highlight searches
set incsearch " show the `best match so far' astyped
set ignorecase smartcase " make searches case-insensitive, unless they
" contain upper-case letters
" --- keys ---
set backspace=indent,eol,start " allow backspacing over everything.
set esckeys " Allow cursor keys in insert mode.
set nostartofline " Make j/k respect the columns
" set virtualedit=all " allow the cursor to go in to 'invalid' places
set timeoutlen=500 " how long it wait for mapped commands
set ttimeoutlen=100 " faster timeout for escape key and others
" Use a bar-shaped cursor for insert mode, even through tmux.
if exists('$TMUX')
let &t_SI = "\<Esc>Ptmux;\<Esc>\<Esc>]50;CursorShape=1\x7\<Esc>\\"
let &t_EI = "\<Esc>Ptmux;\<Esc>\<Esc>]50;CursorShape=0\x7\<Esc>\\"
let &t_SI = "\<Esc>]50;CursorShape=1\x7"
let &t_EI = "\<Esc>]50;CursorShape=0\x7"
" -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
" UI
" -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
set t_Co=256 " 256 colors terminal
let g:molokai_original=0
colorscheme molokai
" make 'var' keyword easier to spot
hi link javascriptType Keyword
" default ColorColumn is too distractive
hi clear ColorColumn
hi link ColorColumn FoldColumn
" defaul line number is too distractive
hi clear LineNr
hi link LineNr Comment
hi link OverLength Error
" --- UI settings ---
if has('gui_running')
"set guifont=Menlo:h13
set gfn:Monaco:h14
set transp=0
" toolbar and scrollbars
set guioptions-=T " remove toolbar
set guioptions-=L " left scroll bar
set guioptions-=r " right scroll bar
set guioptions-=b " bottom scroll bar
set guioptions-=h " only calculate bottom scroll size of current line
set shortmess=atI " Don't show the intro message at start and
" truncate msgs (avoid press ENTER msgs).
set cursorline " Highlight current line
set laststatus=2 " Always show status line
set number " Enable line numbers.
set numberwidth=5 " width of numbers line (default on gvim is 4)
set report=0 " Show all changes.
set showmode " Show the current mode.
set showcmd " show partial command on last line of screen.
set showmatch " show matching parenthesis
set splitbelow splitright " how to split new windows.
set title " Show the filename in the window title bar.
set scrolloff=5 " Start scrolling n lines before horizontal
" border of window.
set sidescrolloff=7 " Start scrolling n chars before end of screen.
set sidescroll=1 " The minimal number of columns to scroll
" horizontally.
" add useful stuff to title bar (file name, flags, cwd)
" based on @factorylabs
if has('title') && (has('gui_running') || &title)
set titlestring=
set titlestring+=%f
set titlestring+=%h%m%r%w
set titlestring+=\ -\ %{v:progname}
set titlestring+=\ -\ %{substitute(getcwd(),\ $HOME,\ '~',\ '')}
" use relative line number by default
if exists('+relativenumber')
set relativenumber
" --- command completion ---
set wildmenu " Hitting TAB in command mode will
set wildchar=<TAB> " show possible completions.
set wildmode=list:longest
set wildignore+=*.DS_STORE,*.db,node_modules/**,*.jpg,*.png,*.gif
" --- diff ---
set diffopt=filler " Add vertical spaces to keep right
" and left aligned.
set diffopt+=iwhite " Ignore whitespace changes.
" --- folding---
set foldmethod=manual " manual fold
set foldnestmax=3 " deepest fold is 3 levels
set nofoldenable " don't fold by default
" --- list chars ---
" list spaces and tabs to avoid trailing spaces and mixed indentation
" see key mapping at the end of file to toggle `list`
set listchars=tab:▹\ ,trail:·,nbsp:⚋
set fillchars=fold:-
set list
" --- remove sounds effects ---
set noerrorbells
set visualbell
" -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
" -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
set expandtab " Expand tabs to spaces
set autoindent smartindent " auto/smart indent
set copyindent " copy previous indentation on auto indent
set softtabstop=2 " Tab key results in # spaces
set tabstop=2 " Tab is # spaces
set shiftwidth=2 " The # of spaces for indenting.
set smarttab " At start of line, <Tab> inserts shift width
" spaces, <Bs> deletes shift width spaces.
set wrap " wrap lines
set textwidth=80
"set colorcolumn=+1 " Show large lines
set formatoptions=qrn1 " automatic formating.
set formatoptions-=o " don't start new lines w/ comment leader on
" pressing 'o'
set nomodeline " don't use modeline (security)
set pastetoggle=<leader>p " paste mode: avoid auto indent, treat chars
" as literal.
" -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
" -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
" --- NERDTree ----
let NERDTreeIgnore=['.DS_Store']
let NERDTreeShowBookmarks=0 "show bookmarks on startup
let NERDTreeHighlightCursorline=1 "Highlight the selected entry in the tree
let NERDTreeShowLineNumbers=0
let NERDTreeMinimalUI=1
noremap <leader>nt :NERDTreeToggle<CR>
" --- NERDCommenter ---
let NERDSpaceDelims=1 " space around delimiters
let NERDRemoveExtraSpaces=1
let g:NERDCustomDelimiters = {
\ 'scss': { 'left': '//' }
\ }
" --- Syntastic : Linting / Error check ---
let g:syntastic_auto_loc_list=2
let g:syntastic_check_on_open=1
" close/open location list (errors)
noremap <silent><leader>lc :lcl<CR>
noremap <silent><leader>lo :Errors<CR> :lw<CR>
noremap <silent><leader>ln :lnext<CR>
noremap <silent><leader>lp :lprev<CR>
" --- autocomplete / supertab / jscomplete ---
set infercase
set completeopt=longest,menuone
set omnifunc=syntaxcomplete#Complete
set completefunc=syntaxcomplete#Complete
set complete=.,w,b,u,U,t,i,d
" see [autocommands] at the end for more autocomplete settings
" nodejs-complete / jscomplete
let g:node_usejscomplete = 1
let g:jscomplete_use = ['dom', 'moz']
let g:SuperTabMappingForward = '<c-space>'
let g:SuperTabMappingBackward = '<s-c-Space>'
let g:SuperTabLongestEnhanced = 1
let g:SuperTabDefaultCompletionType = "<c-p>"
" --- snipmate ---
let g:snips_author = 'Miller Medeiros'
" --- EasyMotion ---
let g:EasyMotion_leader_key = '<Leader>m'
" lets make <leader>F and <leader>f use easymotion by default
let g:EasyMotion_mapping_f = '<leader>f'
let g:EasyMotion_mapping_F = '<leader>F'
" --- Strip trailing whitespace ---
function! StripWhitespace ()
let save_cursor = getpos(".")
let old_query = getreg('/')
call setpos('.', save_cursor)
call setreg('/', old_query)
" Trailing white space (strip spaces)
noremap <leader>ss :call StripWhitespace()<CR>
" --- matchit ---
runtime macros/matchit.vim " enable matchit (better '%' key mapping)
" --- vim-css-color ---
let g:cssColorVimDoNotMessMyUpdatetime = 1
" --- vim-signify ---
let g:signify_update_on_focusgained = 1
" --- Command-T ---
let g:CommandTMaxFiles=2000
let g:CommandTMaxHeight=12
noremap <silent> <leader>tt :CommandT<CR>
noremap <silent> <leader>bt :CommandTBuffer<CR>
noremap <silent> <leader>tf :CommandTFlush<CR>
" --- LustyJuggler ---
let g:LustyJugglerSuppressRubyWarning = 1 " avoid error if running on terminal
" --- statline ---
" errors color
hi User3 guifg=#FFFFFF guibg=#FF0000 gui=bold ctermfg=15 ctermbg=1 cterm=bold
let g:statline_fugitive = 1
let g:statline_filename_relative = 1
let g:statline_mixed_indent_string = '[mix]'
" --- gundo ---
nnoremap <leader>gu :GundoToggle<CR>
let g:gundo_right = 1
let g:gundo_preview_bottom = 1
" --- toggle indentation mode ---
function! ToggleExpandTab()
if &et
set noet softtabstop=0
execute "set et softtabstop=". &tabstop
noremap <silent> <leader>et :call ToggleExpandTab()<CR>
" --- Show syntax highlighting groups for word under cursor ---
nnoremap <leader>sh :call <SID>SynStack()<CR>
function! <SID>SynStack()
if !exists("*synstack")
echo map(synstack(line('.'), col('.')), 'synIDattr(v:val, "name")')
" faster wehn opening files with large lines
set synmaxcol=300
" --- Highlight word under cursor ---
" hi W1 guibg=#aeee00 guifg=#000000 ctermbg=154 ctermfg=16
" nnoremap <silent> <leader>h1 :execute 'match W1 /\<<c-r><c-w>\>/'<cr>
" --- Tabular.vim ---
noremap <silent> <leader>t: :Tabularize /:<CR>
noremap <silent> <leader>t= :Tabularize /=<CR>
noremap <silent> <leader>t, :Tabularize /,<CR>
noremap <silent> <leader>t{ :Tabularize /{<CR>
noremap <silent> <leader>t" :Tabularize /"<CR>
noremap <silent> <leader>t' :Tabularize /'<CR>
noremap <silent> <leader>t[ :Tabularize /[<CR>
noremap <silent> <leader>t/ :Tabularize ///<CR>
noremap <silent> <leader>t\| :Tabularize /\|<CR>
" --- include content of static files ---
" borrowed from:
function! IncludeStatic()
:g/<!-- #include "[^"]*" -->\_.\{-}<!-- end include -->/let fname = matchstr(getline('.'),'<!-- #include "\zs[^"]*\ze" -->')|exec '+,/<!-- end include -->/-!cat '.fnameescape(fname)
noremap <silent> <leader>ic :call IncludeStatic()<CR>
" --- convert selected text from markdown to HTML ---
vnoremap <silent> <leader>md :! mdown<CR>
function! SanitizeMdown()
%s/<br \?\/\?>/ /
%s/<pre><code>/<pre class="brush:js">\r/
noremap <silent> <leader>mds :call SanitizeMdown()<CR>
" --- format JavaScript source code using esformatter --
nnoremap <silent> <leader>es :Esformatter<CR>
vnoremap <silent> <leader>es :EsformatterVisual<CR>
" --- toggle autocomplete behavior and word delimiters ---
function! KeywordsAll()
setl iskeyword=@,48-57,192-255,\@,\$,%,-,_
function! KeywordsBasic()
setl iskeyword=@,48-57,192-255
" --- visual block move ---
let g:DVB_TrimWS = 1
vmap <expr> <S-LEFT> DVB_Drag('left')
vmap <expr> <S-RIGHT> DVB_Drag('right')
vmap <expr> <S-DOWN> DVB_Drag('down')
vmap <expr> <S-UP> DVB_Drag('up')
vmap <expr> D DVB_Duplicate()
" --- transform lists ---
nmap <leader>ls :call ListTrans_toggle_format()<CR>
vmap <leader>ls :call ListTrans_toggle_format('visual')<CR>
" -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
" -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
" mapleader set at the top of the file to avoid conflicts
" faster commands
" nnoremap <space> :
" sudo write
" command! W w !sudo tee % > /dev/null
" Swap v and CTRL-V, because Block mode is more useful that Visual mode
" nnoremap v <C-V>
" nnoremap <C-V> v
" vnoremap v <C-V>
" vnoremap <C-V> v
" avoid mistyping commands
command! W w
command! Wq wq
command! Bd bd
" Split line (sister to [J]oin lines)
" The normal use of S is covered by cc, so don't worry about shadowing
nnoremap S i<cr><esc><right>
" movement by screen line instead of file line (for text wrap)
nnoremap j gj
nnoremap <down> gj
nnoremap k gk
nnoremap <up> gk
" next tab
nnoremap <C-Tab> :tabn<CR>
" automatic esc, really uncommon to type jj,jk
inoremap jj <ESC>
inoremap jk <Esc>
" Faster scrolling
nnoremap <C-e> 3<C-e>
nnoremap <C-y> 3<C-y>
" Bubble single lines, similar to Eclipse (requires unimpaired.vim)
nmap <C-Up> [e
nmap <C-Down> ]e
" Bubble multiple lines, similar to Eclipse (requires unimpaired.vim)
vmap <C-Up> [egv
vmap <C-Down> ]egv
" Duplicate lines, similar to Eclipse
noremap <C-S-Up> YP
noremap <C-S-Down> YP
" 'fix' search regexp to be compatible with Perl format
" nmap / /\v
" vmap / /\v
" Use the damn hjkl keys
" noremap <up> <nop>
" noremap <down> <nop>
" noremap <left> <nop>
" noremap <right> <nop>
" improve the 'search word under cursor' behavior
nnoremap * :silent call KeywordsAll()<CR> *
nnoremap # :silent call KeywordsAll()<CR> #
" Toggle show tabs and trailing spaces
nnoremap <leader>c :set nolist!<CR>
" Clear the search highlight
nnoremap <silent> \ :silent nohlsearch<CR>
" text wrap: Hard wrap paragraph text (similar to TextMate Ctrl+Q)
nnoremap <leader>tw gqip
nnoremap <leader>nw :set nowrap<CR>
" Open file (useful for HTML)
noremap <silent> <leader>o :!open %<CR>
" Reformat code
nnoremap <leader>rf gg=G
" I use retab too much and it's hard to type
nnoremap <leader>rt :retab!<CR>
" Pull word under cursor into LHS of a substitute (find and replace)
nnoremap <leader>rr :silent call KeywordsAll()<CR> :%s#\<<C-r>=expand("<cword>")<CR>\>#
" Insert/append a single character
" noremap ,, i_<esc>r
" noremap ;; a_<esc>r
" Visually select the text that was last edited/pasted
nnoremap <leader>v `[v`]
" fast Ack
nnoremap <leader>a :tab split<CR>:Ack<Space>
nnoremap <leader>aw :silent call KeywordsAll()<CR> :tab split<CR>:Ack<cword><CR> :silent call KeywordsBasic()<CR>
" Toggle spelling hints
nnoremap <silent> <leader>ts :set spell!<CR>
" Move between splits (windows)
noremap <C-h> <C-w>h
noremap <C-j> <C-w>j
noremap <C-k> <C-w>k
noremap <C-l> <C-w>l
" Move windows around (only works on same row)
noremap <C-S-Right> <C-w>r
noremap <C-S-Left> <C-w>R
" Open current buffer in a new split
noremap <leader>s :vsplit<cr>
noremap <leader>i :split<cr>
" close window
noremap <leader>q :clo<CR>
" delete buffer but keep window open (requires bufkill.vim)
map <leader>bd :BD<CR>
" smarter next/prev buffer (requires bufkill.vim)
map <leader>bn :BF<CR>
map <leader>bp :BB<CR>
" resize splits (
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>+ :exe "resize " . (winheight(0) * 3/2)<CR>
nnoremap <silent> <Leader>- :exe "resize " . (winheight(0) * 2/3)<CR>
" add spaces inside current parenthesis
map <leader>( vi(xi P
" -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
" -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
" [autocommands] borrowed from @bit-theory vimfiles and edited
augroup mm_buf_cmds
" clear commands before resetting
" when vimrc is edited, reload it
autocmd bufwritepost .gvimrc source %
autocmd bufwritepost .vimrc source %
" Only show cursorline in the current window and in normal mode
au WinLeave,InsertEnter * set nocul
au WinEnter,InsertLeave * set cul
" filetype
autocmd BufNewFile,BufRead *.json setf json
autocmd BufNewFile,BufRead *.hx setf haxe
autocmd FileType mustache runtime! ftplugin/html/sparkup.vim
" Enable omnicomplete for supported filetypes
autocmd FileType css,scss setlocal omnifunc=csscomplete#CompleteCSS
autocmd FileType html,markdown setlocal omnifunc=htmlcomplete#CompleteTags
" autocmd FileType javascript setlocal omnifunc=javascriptcomplete#CompleteJS
" jscomplete is a separate plugin
autocmd FileType javascript setlocal omnifunc=jscomplete#CompleteJS
autocmd FileType python setlocal omnifunc=pythoncomplete#Complete
autocmd FileType xml setlocal omnifunc=xmlcomplete#CompleteTags
" make `gf` search for .js files
autocmd FileType javascript setlocal suffixesadd=.js
autocmd FileType javascript setlocal path+=js,scripts
" make sure `complete` works as expected for CSS class names without
" messing with motions (eg. '.foo-bar__baz') and we make sure all
" delimiters (_,-,$,%,.) are treated as word separators outside insert mode
autocmd InsertEnter,BufLeave * :silent call KeywordsAll()
autocmd InsertLeave,BufEnter * :silent call KeywordsBasic()
" yes, we need to duplicate it on VimEnter for some weird reason
autocmd VimEnter * nnoremap * :silent call KeywordsAll()<CR> *
autocmd VimEnter * nnoremap # :silent call KeywordsAll()<CR> #
" Toggle relative/absolute line numbers during edit
" if exists('+relativenumber')
" autocmd InsertEnter * setl nu
" autocmd InsertLeave,BufEnter * setl rnu
" endif
" highlight char at column 81 (textwidth + 1)
autocmd BufEnter * match OverLength /\%81v/
" Color Column (only on insert)
if exists("&colorcolumn")
autocmd InsertEnter * set colorcolumn=80
autocmd InsertLeave * set colorcolumn=""
augroup END

I'm using dropbox to save my vim plugins and settings, this gist may not represent my latest settings, created only to share with friends.


Nice resources about Vim settings:

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I just released a very simple plugin to enhance the status line:

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