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Hacking Vim 7.2 by Kim Schulz

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Faster navigation in Vim help

Vim comes with a very useful and comprehensive help system that you have probably by now already played around with. What you might not know, however, is that the help system comes with a hyperlink support that resembles the hyperlinks we know from the Internet. There are two types of links—subject links marked as "some subject" and option links marked as "option".

A subject link refers to the beginning of a section in the help system, whereas the option links take you directly to the description of a certain option. When you place the cursor on a link, you can press Ctrl+] to follow the link no matter what type of link it is. This is very nice, but if you are using a non-English keyboard layout, the key for ] is ...

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