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Hacking Vim 7.2 by Kim Schulz

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Using scripts

We all have some particular features that we simply can't live without in our editor of choice. Some features are simple modifications such as specific key bindings, while others are large and complex extensions throughout the entire editor. Of course, Vim will not be able to satisfy everyone's needs, so instead it opens up for developers to extend through scripts.

What if you are not a programmer, or do not have the time to develop your own scripts for Vim? Not a problem. Vim is given away free of charge under the charity license; a lot of script developers have decided that they will also give away the scripts they have developed for free. Many of them even put their scripts for easy download on the online Vim community site http://www.vim.org ...

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