I've once again decided to try to switch 100% to VIM as my day-to-day editor. I do a lot of work on Linux servers so it's a long-term investment.
I'm trying to share tips & tricks that might make life in VIM easier.
This is one of those things that takes a while to get used to. Here are some things I've learned:
You can open up the file browser in the current directory using:
To browse the files, you can use the standard
j/k to go up/down.
You can also use other standard techniques to jump around, like doing
12G to jump to line 12 in the list of files, or typing
Enter to search & jump to the
To open a file, press
Enter on the selected file.
Once you're editing a file, you can type
:b# to exit back to the file tree.
That's all for now. I'll try to post more VIM tips as I learn more.