Using vim

What is vim?

vim is an enhanced version of the Unix vi editor. If you know how to use vi, you know how to use vim. It also has syntax highlighting!

Setting up vim

To turn on syntax highlighting, do this:

  1. Create a file called $HOME/.vimrc containing
    			syntax on
    			
  2. type, to your shell, vim

Ok, but how do I use vim?

Read the reference material in the Unix text or any of many on-line tutorials on the web.