August 29, 2023

Justify text in Vim

Install par, a programme to reformat paragraph:

$ sudo apt install par

In Vim:

:set formatprg=par

Now, to justify a paragraph for example, type:


in normal mode.

par was first written and released in 1993 by Adam M. Costello.

To learn more about par run:

$ man par

To learn more about gqip, in Vim, run:

:h gq

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