Have you ever wondered how much information Vim actually holds for you? It holds a wide range of settings and things, some of which are:
- Open files, buffers, windows, and tabs
- Command history
- Points of change in the text
- Selections and undo branches
- Size of windows, splits, and the GUI window
- Place of cursor
The stored information can be split into three different categories:
- The first type of setting is called a View and applies to a single window in Vim. A view can be saved and restored such that a window will have the same look and setup every time you use the view.
- The second type of setting is called Sessions. It is a collection of views and information about how they are interoperating. Like views, sessions can also be saved for a ...