A random entry from off by one

Mon Aug 27 15:24:04 PST cool vim trick:

You can split windows in vim and keep multiple files open. This isn't usually that interesting to me because I use screen for everything and memory usage isn't really an issue.

What *is* useful is that you can have two views into the same file -- so if you want to reference something way up top but you're working way down at the bottom, you can split your view. Here's how:

:sp (splits window) CTRL-W up (move up) CTRL-W down (move down) :q (closes this window)

You can find a lot more info and additional commands if you search for "vim split window" or somesuch.

Pretty rad!


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