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Our FAQ -- if you have a question you think should be added to it, let us know in #vim.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: I can't talk, what is going on? | A: You need to register!

  • Q: Should I ask to ask? | A: No!

  • Q: Can I do big multiline pastes to the channel? | A: Please don't, use vpaste.

  • Q: Is there a wiki about vim? | A: There is on wikia.

  • Q: How do I use Vim's help? | A: Help with Help

  • Q: Can I talk about Neovim | A: Yes, as long as the topics are general enough, anything specific to Neovim belongs in well, #neovim.

  • Q: I want to be an OP in #vim, how do I do that? | A: Be a good member, wait years and maybe someone will talk to you about it, but probably not.

  • Q: How can I support #vim? | A: Just be awesome, we need no financial support. If you want to donate, see next question.

  • Q: How can I support Vim? | A: Since 2006, Vim has piped any donations to charity! Check out the sponsor page.

  • Q: How can I support NeoVim? | A: NeoVim has ongoing support at: bountysource.