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Lazy man's vim

Terminal - Lazy man's vim
function v { if [ -z $1 ]; then vim; else vim *$1*; fi }
2009-04-11 23:06:43
User: kFiddle
Functions: vim
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Lazy man's vim

Reduce the number of keystrokes it takes to open a file in vim. First of all, you just need to type "v", which is less than half the number of characters (!), and second-of-all, you only need to enter a substring of the file you want to open. For example, if you want to open the file, homework.txt, then type "v hom" to open it. Good tip is to use the lowest unique substring, otherwise you'll open multiple files in different buffers (which is sometimes desirable). Use Ctrl-^ to switch between buffers.

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Hahahaha! The question is : do you spend more energy typing a random substring or trying to compute the lowest unique substring of the name of the file you want to edit ? :P :P

Comment by JesusSuperstar 384 weeks and 2 days ago

Surely a lazy man would already be using zsh's partial filename tab completion anyways.

Comment by bartman 384 weeks and 2 days ago

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