Published on November 9th, 2019
People on the internet say Vim is fastest and most configurable text editor of them all. And you’ve decided to try it. But configuration is in some weird file and language. Also, when you try to edit it, nothing happens. Very confusing.
First thing you have to do is open configuration file. For unix users it will be inside home directory. It’s hidden file so you might not find it in file explorer by default.
After you edit something in it, you should save it. Open Vim command mode with
: and then
w for to save current file. After that click
enter to execute
Last step is sourcing file. This will let Vim know something has changed and it
should reload configuration. Open command mode with
: again and enter
That will source current file. Now you’ll be able to see changes.