Augie <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
A > where is the .vimrc file located?
A > do you have a sample file?
A > what is the purpose of the ‘tags’ command? where do we get the ctag files?
A > TIA
…vimrc is located in your home directory.
Mine is included below. Most of it is the default that vim writes
out. Add anything new to the end.
ctags are used to find references to variables by name in other source
modules. I haven’t used it yet. It’s on my list of things to try.
------ .vimrc ----------
" An example for a vimrc file.
" Maintainer: Bram Moolenaar <Bram@vim.org>
" Last change: 2001 Jul 18
" To use it, copy it to
" for Unix and OS/2: ~/.vimrc
" for Amiga: s:.vimrc
" for MS-DOS and Win32: $VIM_vimrc
" for OpenVMS: sys$login:.vimrc
" When started as “evim”, evim.vim will already have done these settings.
if v:progname =~? “evim”
" Use Vim settings, rather then Vi settings (much better!).
" This must be first, because it changes other options as a side effect.
" allow backspacing over everything in insert mode
set autoindent " always set autoindenting on
set nobackup " do not keep a backup file, use versions instead
set backup " keep a backup file
set history=50 " keep 50 lines of command line history
set ruler " show the cursor position all the time
set showcmd " display incomplete commands
set incsearch " do incremental searching
" For Win32 GUI: remove ‘t’ flag from ‘guioptions’: no tearoff menu entries
" let &guioptions = substitute(&guioptions, “t”, “”, “g”)
" Don’t use Ex mode, use Q for formatting
map Q gq
" Make p in Visual mode replace the selected text with the “” register.
vnoremap p :let current_reg = @"gvs=current_reg
" This is an alternative that also works in block mode, but the deleted
" text is lost and it only works for putting the current register.
"vnoremap p "_dp
" Switch syntax highlighting on, when the terminal has colors
" Also switch on highlighting the last used search pattern.
if &t_Co > 2 || has(“gui_running”)
" Only do this part when compiled with support for autocommands.
" Enable file type detection.
" Use the default filetype settings, so that mail gets ‘tw’ set to 72,
" ‘cindent’ is on in C files, etc.
" Also load indent files, to automatically do language-dependent indenting.
filetype plugin indent on
" For all text files set ‘textwidth’ to 78 characters.
autocmd FileType text setlocal textwidth=78
" When editing a file, always jump to the last known cursor position.
" Don’t do it when the position is invalid or when inside an event handler
" (happens when dropping a file on gvim).
autocmd BufReadPost *
\ if line("’"") > 0 && line("’"") <= line("$") |
\ exe “normal g`”" |
endif " has(“autocmd”)
" These additional changes were made by Bill Caroselli on Feb 06, 2004
" They should come last