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Adding a Little Cream to (g)Vim

May 17, 2007, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Nesbitt)

"Even though I'm a die-hard Emacs user, there are times when I have to use the vi editor--specifically gVim, the graphical face of the popular vi clone Vim. Since I use gVim so infrequently, I don't readily remember many of the editor's basic commands. Either I muddle through or reach for my well-thumbed copy of the vi Editor Pocket Reference. That was until I discovered Cream. With Cream, gVim becomes an easy-to-use editor--so easy, in fact, you might not believe that you're using vi.

"Cream is a set of scripts and add-ons that sit on top of gVim. Cream doesn't change the appearance of gVim, but it does change the way it behaves..."

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