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Hacking Vim by Kim Schulz

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Summary

This chapter has been a chapter especially for those who wanted to learn how to extend Vim with scripts. It started out with one of the simplest types of scripts for Vim—the syntax schemes. We learned how to create a syntax file for programming languages (or other syntactic contents), such that we can get some nice coloring of the contents.

After this, we moved on and looked at how one actually uses scripts in Vim. This was done by looking at the different types of script there are for Vim and where to find them. We ended this session by looking at not only how to install Vim scripts, but also how to uninstall them again afterwards—a functionality it turns out you can only easily use after installing a script in Vim.

So now we knew how to ...

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