Make the best out of your vim/gvim

Useful packages

The following packages are all available from vim.org:

vimrc settings

  • set showmatch to show matching brackets
  • set ruler statusline with line number etc
  • set showmode shows insert/replace mode
  • set number show line numbers on the left
  • map <F4> :set hls!<CR>:set hls?<CR> to toggle search highlights on and off