Resources to learn how to start using vim
Below are a few suggestions of resources to get started learning vim; you can follow these as a path to gradually learn how to use vim from beginner level to a point where you should be able to rely on vim as your default text editor.
- going through vim tutorial; open a terminal and run
- reading the very short blog post of vim creator, Bram Moolenaar, to get an idea of how to approach using and learning about vim: https://www.moolenaar.net/habits.html.
When using vim, run
:h <keyword> to search for <keyword> in vim manual (run
:q to close the manual).
You can also find a book you like which discuss vim. There are many on z library for instance.1
And, in your terminal, you can run
$ man vim to access a list of commands to run with
I found no book discussing vim under Free Documentation licence, thus which I can suggest.↩︎