Re: Is vim just for programmers?
- On Fri, Jan 01, 2010 at 07:50:17AM -0600, Tim Chase scribed:
> > Searching the web for people's views on writing methods IMe too.
> > found a number who said that one should use vim for
> > programming but emacs for other kinds of writing. So I had a
> > look at emacs out of curiosity but couldn't see any real
> > advantage for me in learning it. Am I missing something here?
> > Is anyone else still using vim for writing lengthy texts?
> Me :)
I use vim for almost anything - including writing in forms on the web (via
the firefox plugin ItsAllText). I write books, esseys, articles and all my
e-mail in vim (I use Mutt as the mail client). I am almost twice as
effective in handling e-mail than most people I know with the mutt/vim
->Geir Isene :)
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- On Wed, 2010-03-10 at 12:23 -0800, Olivier Guéry wrote:
>for what it's worth,
> On Mar 8, 10:14 pm, Dotan Cohen <dotanco...@...> wrote:
> with it. Waiting for an editor to be the on of my dreams !
> > Kate, the KDE Advanced Text Editor, has a VI mode and supports
> > proportional fonts! To get the feature in Koffice, please comment in
> > support of this feature request:
> > VI mode, like Kate hashttps://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=219889
> Thank’s for the vi mode in kate. I’ve seen this time ago.
> I search but can’t find a way to change the keybinding of the vi mode
> (as a vim user (and phisiotherapist, I like ergonomy, so I use a
> french dvorak layout call bépo).
gedit has a vi plugin also
as does netbeans and eclipse (although the eclipse one may not be free
-- can't recall)
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