Vim is an almost fully-compatible version of the Unix editor Vi. Many new features have been added including multi-level undo, syntax highlighting, commandline history, online help, filename completion, and block operations. It is descended from the vi clone "stevie" and runs on many systems, including Unix, MS Windows, OS/2, Macintosh, VMS, and Amiga.
|Tags||Text Editors Text Processing|
|Operating Systems||BeOS Mac OS X Mac OS X Windows MS-DOS Windows Windows Windows Windows OS/2 POSIX|
Release Notes: This is a minor release of Vim. It consists of Vim 7.2 plus all patches, updated runtime files, and some more. The most notable additions since 7.2 are persistent undo and undo for reload, Blowfish encryption, encryption of the swap file, the ability to conceal text, a Lua interface, and a Python 3 interface.
Release Notes: This is a stable version with many bugfixes and updated runtime files. The only new feature worth mentioning is support for floating point. Upgrading from a previous version is highly recommended: A few crashing bugs and several security issues were fixed.
Release Notes: This is a stable version. There are many bug fixes and updated runtime files. No amazing new features were added. Upgrading from a previous version is highly recommended: a few crashing bugs and a security issue were fixed.
Release Notes: Spell checking support for about 50 languages was added. Intelligent completion was added for C, HTML, Ruby, Python, PHP, etc. Tab pages were implemented, each containing multiple windows. Undo branches were added. Vim script now supports Lists and Dictionaries as data structures. Vim scripts can be profiled. Unicode support was improved. Cursor line, cursor column, and matching braces can be highlighted. Translated manual pages support was added. An internal grep was created, which works on all platforms and searches compressed files. Remote directories and zip and tar archives can be browsed. Multi-byte text can be printed.
Release Notes: Dozens of bugfixes were made. Several runtime files have been updated. A few new syntax and indent files were added. This is a very stable release.