Vim Tips Wiki

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This wiki is about Vim, an open-source, powerful and configurable text editor. We aim to exchange tips and tricks with other Vim users. Please help by improving or adding comments to any tip.

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Searching for files is made easier with the tab-completion of the :find command introduced in Vim 7.3. It is also straightforward to set up a short function to use external commands to populate your quickfix list with a set of files which you can navigate to, and there are plenty of plugins available for fuzzy matching and other advanced features. See our Featured tip for details!

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