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Your post is just awesome!
As a daily vim user, I always feel frustrated when reading such articles because I'm not using 1% of these features.
However, the only 10 commands I've been using for 18 years are enough for my needs. Your post is the best explanation of why I'll never learn more. It's too complicated.

 

Hi Boris! Thank you and thank you for leaving a comment! :D

Don't feel bad for not using all the features. It is more practical to learn and use a little at a time in a way that makes sense with your workflow and needs. If you one day start doing something and start feeling pain, then that's the perfect motivator to find out whether there's a better way of doing that something. I've been using vim for ~5 years and I think there's more stuff I've learned over the past two months that I ever knew existed those past 5 years :D.

 

That's the great thing with Vim: even using 1% of the features already makes you 100% more productive!

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