[KyOSS Discuss] VIM and CTRL-P

Craig Garner craigcgarner at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 15:26:09 EDT 2013


I would recommend looking up vim file tabs.  Very cool.  You can maximize
your terminal or work from console and switch between code with some simple
keystrokes.  And you get to see everything you have open!  Well, to a limit
unless you exceed what can be shown along the top of your screen.


On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 3:20 PM, alan blount <alan at zeroasterisk.com> wrote:

> I agree, instead of copying, you should take each line/block 1-by-1 and
> lookup what it does.  If you like it, paste it in.
>
> Some commands you want to know, while playing with your .vimrc:
> https://github.com/zeroasterisk/home/blob/master/.vimrc#L407-410
> (you don't have to use the shortcuts, the first part, you can just use the
> actual commands)
>
>
>
> And for anyone who doesn't want to learn vim (or emacs) you should
> probably be using sublime text, it's amazingly good.
>
> http://www.sublimetext.com/
> https://gist.github.com/zeroasterisk/3623934
>
>
>
>
> Thanks,
> -alan
>
>
> On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 12:05 AM, Barton Chittenden <bartonski at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> +1 for Practical Vim. The author also has a series of videos called
>> vimcasts <http://vimcasts.org/episodes/>, which are awesome.
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 7:19 PM, Eric Lathrop <eric at ericlathrop.com>wrote:
>>
>>> I recommend Practical Vim:
>>> http://pragprog.com/book/dnvim/practical-vim
>>> It'll teach you more than you ever wanted to know about Vim.
>>>
>>> Also, while it's good to read other people's .vimrc files, I would avoid
>>> wholesale copying them. There's so many ways to customize Vim you should
>>> understand every option you adopt, or you could be left in a dark and scary
>>> place.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Alex Bezuska <abezuska at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for posting this, I was looking for a good starter vimrc file.
>>>> Also I found a really good cheat-sheet:
>>>> https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0165/4168/files/preview.png
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 4:26 PM, Christopher Simmons <
>>>> chrissimmons2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I'd really like to see a few Linux related workshops spin-off from the
>>>>> monthly meetings.  A few years back I attended a C programming work shop
>>>>> that was like 3 hours ong on a Saturday morning.  For a non-developer that
>>>>> workshop was full of useful information.  It was pretty basic but still
>>>>> provided a lot of good information which came in very handy during some C#
>>>>> classes that I took a short time later.
>>>>>
>>>>> A couple of ideas that I have had lately include:
>>>>>     Linux+ / LPIC Certifications
>>>>>     LAMP Management (as discussed in a previous email)
>>>>>     Web Programming (Basic to Intermediate)
>>>>>     Basic Networking (Network+ Certification)
>>>>>     Ethical Hacking / Penetration Testing
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm fairly certain that I could provide a venue for some of these if
>>>>> people are interested and the LVL1 space is not available.
>>>>>
>>>>> Some of the topics above would probably need to be broken down into
>>>>> multiple sessions but I feel like these are all really useful topics for
>>>>> many folks trying to get a grasp on the Linux World.  Other topics are
>>>>> welcome as well!
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 4:07 PM, Barton Chittenden <
>>>>> bartonski at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I did a 15 minute overview a few months ago; I think that we should
>>>>>> probably do something more in depth at some point.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 3:39 PM, Christopher Simmons <
>>>>>> chrissimmons2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I've been out of the loop for a while with this group, have there
>>>>>>> been any in depth VIM discussions/workshops lately?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 3:10 PM, Barton Chittenden <
>>>>>>> bartonski at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Cool. Thanks.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 11:32 AM, Chris Rockwell <
>>>>>>>> chris at chrisrockwell.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> It wasn't brought up in the meeting, and now that I think about
>>>>>>>>> it, it may have been on the JsLou mailing list; it just took me a while to
>>>>>>>>> get to it.  Anyways, here it is:
>>>>>>>>> https://github.com/zeroasterisk/home
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 11:25 AM, Barton Chittenden <
>>>>>>>>> bartonski at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Having missed the meeting... can you point me to Alan's .vimrc?
>>>>>>>>>> (I presume that he's got it on github, but I'm too lazy to search)
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 7:19 PM, Chris Rockwell <
>>>>>>>>>> chris at chrisrockwell.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>  Quick tip for all you VIM newbies (like me, I'm probably the
>>>>>>>>>>> newest). I config'd using Alan's .vimrc and I'm trying to get familiar with
>>>>>>>>>>> it.  First thing I looked for was a fuzzy search similar to Sublime
>>>>>>>>>>> Text...A quick scan of the .vimrc file turns up, what else - ctrlp for
>>>>>>>>>>> fuzzy search!
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Please share your tips/tricks as you start using it!
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>>> Chris Rockwell
>>>>>>>>>>>
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