Before I start, just remember, when in doubt just don't close vim and you'll live.
It's easier said than done for some, there's countless articles asking for help, here's a shortcut:
If you intend to write and quit (save changes, exit), you should follow this key bindings:
If you intend to write and don't quit, simply run:
You can either use the
i key, or hit
insert to write content in vim. If you hit
r or double hit
insert, it will open the replace mode.
In order to undo, make sure you're not in write mode (hit escape), and hit the
U key until satisfied.
r until satisfied.
A little opinionated, but if you run this command then hit F7, it'll format your code in an opinionated way:
- :map mzgg=G`z
This should get you by using vim in it's most basic format!