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*usr_toc.txt*	For Vim version 7.3.  Last change: 2010 Jul 20

		     VIM USER MANUAL - by Bram Moolenaar

			      Table Of Contents			*user-manual*

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Overview ~

Getting Started
|usr_01.txt|  About the manuals
|usr_02.txt|  The first steps in Vim
|usr_03.txt|  Moving around
|usr_04.txt|  Making small changes
|usr_05.txt|  Set your settings
|usr_06.txt|  Using syntax highlighting
|usr_07.txt|  Editing more than one file
|usr_08.txt|  Splitting windows
|usr_09.txt|  Using the GUI
|usr_10.txt|  Making big changes
|usr_11.txt|  Recovering from a crash
|usr_12.txt|  Clever tricks

Editing Effectively
|usr_20.txt|  Typing command-line commands quickly
|usr_21.txt|  Go away and come back
|usr_22.txt|  Finding the file to edit
|usr_23.txt|  Editing other files
|usr_24.txt|  Inserting quickly
|usr_25.txt|  Editing formatted text
|usr_26.txt|  Repeating
|usr_27.txt|  Search commands and patterns
|usr_28.txt|  Folding
|usr_29.txt|  Moving through programs
|usr_30.txt|  Editing programs
|usr_31.txt|  Exploiting the GUI
|usr_32.txt|  The undo tree

Tuning Vim
|usr_40.txt|  Make new commands
|usr_41.txt|  Write a Vim script
|usr_42.txt|  Add new menus
|usr_43.txt|  Using filetypes
|usr_44.txt|  Your own syntax highlighted
|usr_45.txt|  Select your language

Making Vim Run
|usr_90.txt|  Installing Vim


Reference manual
|reference_toc|     More detailed information for all commands

The user manual is available as a single, ready to print HTML and PDF file
here:
	http://vimdoc.sf.net

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Getting Started ~

Read this from start to end to learn the essential commands.

|usr_01.txt|  About the manuals
		|01.1|	Two manuals
		|01.2|	Vim installed
		|01.3|	Using the Vim tutor
		|01.4|	Copyright

|usr_02.txt|  The first steps in Vim
		|02.1|	Running Vim for the First Time
		|02.2|	Inserting text
		|02.3|	Moving around
		|02.4|	Deleting characters
		|02.5|	Undo and Redo
		|02.6|	Other editing commands
		|02.7|	Getting out
		|02.8|	Finding help

|usr_03.txt|  Moving around
		|03.1|	Word movement
		|03.2|	Moving to the start or end of a line
		|03.3|	Moving to a character
		|03.4|	Matching a paren
		|03.5|	Moving to a specific line
		|03.6|	Telling where you are
		|03.7|	Scrolling around
		|03.8|	Simple searches
		|03.9|	Simple search patterns
		|03.10|	Using marks

|usr_04.txt|  Making small changes
		|04.1|	Operators and motions
		|04.2|	Changing text
		|04.3|	Repeating a change
		|04.4|	Visual mode
		|04.5|	Moving text
		|04.6|	Copying text
		|04.7|	Using the clipboard
		|04.8|	Text objects
		|04.9|	Replace mode
		|04.10|	Conclusion

|usr_05.txt|  Set your settings
		|05.1|	The vimrc file
		|05.2|	The example vimrc file explained
		|05.3|	Simple mappings
		|05.4|	Adding a plugin
		|05.5|	Adding a help file
		|05.6|	The option window
		|05.7|	Often used options

|usr_06.txt|  Using syntax highlighting
		|06.1|	Switching it on
		|06.2|	No or wrong colors?
		|06.3|	Different colors
		|06.4|	With colors or without colors
		|06.5|	Printing with colors
		|06.6|	Further reading

|usr_07.txt|  Editing more than one file
		|07.1|	Edit another file
		|07.2|	A list of files
		|07.3|	Jumping from file to file
		|07.4|	Backup files
		|07.5|	Copy text between files
		|07.6|	Viewing a file
		|07.7|	Changing the file name

|usr_08.txt|  Splitting windows
		|08.1|	Split a window
		|08.2|	Split a window on another file
		|08.3|	Window size
		|08.4|	Vertical splits
		|08.5|	Moving windows
		|08.6|	Commands for all windows
		|08.7|	Viewing differences with vimdiff
		|08.8|	Various

|usr_09.txt|  Using the GUI
		|09.1|	Parts of the GUI
		|09.2|	Using the mouse
		|09.3|	The clipboard
		|09.4|	Select mode

|usr_10.txt|  Making big changes
		|10.1|	Record and playback commands
		|10.2|	Substitution
		|10.3|	Command ranges
		|10.4|	The global command
		|10.5|	Visual block mode
		|10.6|	Reading and writing part of a file
		|10.7|	Formatting text
		|10.8|	Changing case
		|10.9|	Using an external program

|usr_11.txt|  Recovering from a crash
		|11.1|	Basic recovery
		|11.2|	Where is the swap file?
		|11.3|	Crashed or not?
		|11.4|	Further reading

|usr_12.txt|  Clever tricks
		|12.1|	Replace a word
		|12.2|	Change "Last, First" to "First Last"
		|12.3|	Sort a list
		|12.4|	Reverse line order
		|12.5|	Count words
		|12.6|	Find a man page
		|12.7|	Trim blanks
		|12.8|	Find where a word is used

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Editing Effectively ~

Subjects that can be read independently.

|usr_20.txt|  Typing command-line commands quickly
		|20.1|	Command line editing
		|20.2|	Command line abbreviations
		|20.3|	Command line completion
		|20.4|	Command line history
		|20.5|	Command line window

|usr_21.txt|  Go away and come back
		|21.1|	Suspend and resume
		|21.2|	Executing shell commands
		|21.3|	Remembering information; viminfo
		|21.4|	Sessions
		|21.5|	Views
		|21.6|	Modelines

|usr_22.txt|  Finding the file to edit
		|22.1|	The file explorer
		|22.2|	The current directory
		|22.3|	Finding a file
		|22.4|	The buffer list

|usr_23.txt|  Editing other files
		|23.1|	DOS, Mac and Unix files
		|23.2|	Files on the internet
		|23.3|	Encryption
		|23.4|	Binary files
		|23.5|	Compressed files

|usr_24.txt|  Inserting quickly
		|24.1|	Making corrections
		|24.2|	Showing matches
		|24.3|	Completion
		|24.4|	Repeating an insert
		|24.5|	Copying from another line
		|24.6|	Inserting a register
		|24.7|	Abbreviations
		|24.8|	Entering special characters
		|24.9|	Digraphs
		|24.10|	Normal mode commands

|usr_25.txt|  Editing formatted text
		|25.1|	Breaking lines
		|25.2|	Aligning text
		|25.3|	Indents and tabs
		|25.4|	Dealing with long lines
		|25.5|	Editing tables

|usr_26.txt|  Repeating
		|26.1|	Repeating with Visual mode
		|26.2|	Add and subtract
		|26.3|	Making a change in many files
		|26.4|	Using Vim from a shell script

|usr_27.txt|  Search commands and patterns
		|27.1|	Ignoring case
		|27.2|	Wrapping around the file end
		|27.3|	Offsets
		|27.4|	Matching multiple times
		|27.5|	Alternatives
		|27.6|	Character ranges
		|27.7|	Character classes
		|27.8|	Matching a line break
		|27.9|	Examples

|usr_28.txt|  Folding
		|28.1|	What is folding?
		|28.2|	Manual folding
		|28.3|	Working with folds
		|28.4|	Saving and restoring folds
		|28.5|	Folding by indent
		|28.6|	Folding with markers
		|28.7|	Folding by syntax
		|28.8|	Folding by expression
		|28.9|	Folding unchanged lines
		|28.10| Which fold method to use?

|usr_29.txt|  Moving through programs
		|29.1|	Using tags
		|29.2|	The preview window
		|29.3|	Moving through a program
		|29.4|	Finding global identifiers
		|29.5|	Finding local identifiers

|usr_30.txt|  Editing programs
		|30.1|	Compiling
		|30.2|	Indenting C files
		|30.3|	Automatic indenting
		|30.4|	Other indenting
		|30.5|	Tabs and spaces
		|30.6|	Formatting comments

|usr_31.txt|  Exploiting the GUI
		|31.1|	The file browser
		|31.2|	Confirmation
		|31.3|	Menu shortcuts
		|31.4|	Vim window position and size
		|31.5|	Various

|usr_32.txt|  The undo tree
		|32.1|	Undo up to a file write
		|32.2|	Numbering changes
		|32.3|	Jumping around the tree
		|32.4|	Time travelling

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Tuning Vim ~

Make Vim work as you like it.

|usr_40.txt|  Make new commands
		|40.1|	Key mapping
		|40.2|	Defining command-line commands
		|40.3|	Autocommands

|usr_41.txt|  Write a Vim script
		|41.1|	Introduction
		|41.2|	Variables
		|41.3|	Expressions
		|41.4|	Conditionals
		|41.5|	Executing an expression
		|41.6|	Using functions
		|41.7|	Defining a function
		|41.8|	Lists and Dictionaries
		|41.9|	Exceptions
		|41.10|	Various remarks
		|41.11|	Writing a plugin
		|41.12|	Writing a filetype plugin
		|41.13|	Writing a compiler plugin
		|41.14|	Writing a plugin that loads quickly
		|41.15|	Writing library scripts
		|41.16|	Distributing Vim scripts

|usr_42.txt|  Add new menus
		|42.1|	Introduction
		|42.2|	Menu commands
		|42.3|	Various
		|42.4|	Toolbar and popup menus

|usr_43.txt|  Using filetypes
		|43.1|	Plugins for a filetype
		|43.2|	Adding a filetype

|usr_44.txt|  Your own syntax highlighted
		|44.1|	Basic syntax commands
		|44.2|	Keywords
		|44.3|	Matches
		|44.4|	Regions
		|44.5|	Nested items
		|44.6|	Following groups
		|44.7|	Other arguments
		|44.8|	Clusters
		|44.9|	Including another syntax file
		|44.10|	Synchronizing
		|44.11|	Installing a syntax file
		|44.12|	Portable syntax file layout

|usr_45.txt|  Select your language
		|45.1|	Language for Messages
		|45.2|	Language for Menus
		|45.3|	Using another encoding
		|45.4|	Editing files with a different encoding
		|45.5|	Entering language text

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Making Vim Run ~

Before you can use Vim.

|usr_90.txt|  Installing Vim
		|90.1|	Unix
		|90.2|	MS-Windows
		|90.3|	Upgrading
		|90.4|	Common installation issues
		|90.5|	Uninstalling Vim

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