To learn

  • buffers management
  • macros recording

Cheat Sheet

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Toggling spell checking

:set spell "nospell

Sometimes, when I activate spell checking, I need to change the language, since my init.vim file has set spelllang=it by default

:set spell spelllang=en

Navigate changes (by using g; and g,)


Use :retab to convert the buffer to your setup for indentation. For instance, if you configured vim to have 4 spaces for indentation, it will convert the tabs to 4 spaces.

Time travel

:earlier 3 'undo the last three changes
:earlier 5m 'Go back to the state of the file 5 minutes ago
:later 1h 'Travel forward through the change history 1 hour

Cheat Sheets



.vimrc is the file containing the Vim configuration. For the ones using Neovim, it is ~/.config/nvim/init.vim.

My Neovim configuration file

Color schemes