This document does not intend to cover the subject matter to any significant degree. Its intent is to provide a simple introduction to editing in gVim that is. gVim is the graphical version of vim, which is the improved version of vi. Getting Started. gVim can be found in the directory /usr/usc/vim/. To set up gVim using a default USC csh or tcsh shell, run the . UNIX Documentation. Vim is a text editor that is upwards compatible to Vi. It can be used to edit all kinds of plain text. It is especially useful for editing programs.
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Vim documentation: gui_x11
If you want to set up your enviroment to always set up gVim for you, put these lines at the end of your. If you use a bourne shell, such as sh, ksh, or bash, run the command. If you do not have such an environment, you can still doxumentation vi or vimbut not gvim.
Once you have your environment set up from the previous section, all you need to do is type gvim or add an amperstand shift-7 in order to get your command prompt back: You can have gVim start and automatically open a file named filename by typing gvim filename.
Once in gVim, you will see a menubar like in many familiar graphical documentatikn.
Using gVim is much easier to use for people familiar with graphical applications on Windows and MacOS. Next to every menu item is a keyboard shortcut to execute that function.
Vim documentation: gui
To start using gVim, a user will first need to understand the modes of vi. You can start by opening a or creating a new file from the file menu. Once the file is open, you will need to be in insert mode in order to add text to documentqtion file.
To stop editing and get back to the original command mode, press ESC. To enter status line mode in order to type longer commands, use documentarion The vim color syntax contains many bright colors, and seems best suited for a black background.
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Using gVim Once you have your environment set up from gvik previous section, all you need to do is type gvim or add an amperstand shift-7 in order to get your command prompt back: Leaving Vi ZZ exit from vi saving changes: You can also use the save and exit functions from the file menu.
You can also move around through gVim by using the mouse and the scrollbar.
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