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Discussion on: Getting Productive with Vim in a Week without Hating It

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Well written article, inspiring to read even if I already know and use gvim as your learning process shows both initial struggles followed by rewards, etc

I've been using gvim for more than 10 years now, created a reference guide ( but these days, I don't think I'm using it to the best of my abilities.

Just a few features like search, search and replace, open new line, context editing (especially in markdown to replace text between backticks, quotes, brackets, etc), complete word using Ctrl+P, complete line using Ctrl+l, shortcut to insert markdown code block and that's about it I think. Never used plugins.