Posted on Aug 19th, 2018
.vimrc file for Mac computers.
" Use Vim settings, which are much better than Vi settings. Vi is for grandpas. " This must be first, because it changes other options as a side effect. set nocompatible " Enable file type detection and do language-dependent indenting filetype plugin indent on " Turn on syntax highlighting syntax on " Make backspace behave in a sane manner set backspace=indent,eol,start " Use the system clipboard set clipboard=unnamed " Allow switching buffers without saving currently modified file set hidden " Highlight search results set hlsearch " Enable mouse support set mouse=a " Show line numbers set number " Disable swap file creation set noswapfile " Always display status line set laststatus=2 " Press jj to exit from insert mode imap jj <Esc> " Press F1 to save and quit a file " use :update to only save when changes have been made nnoremap <F1> :update<CR>:q<CR> inoremap <F1> <Esc>:update<CR>:q<CR> " Press F2 to save file " use :update to only save when changes have been made nnoremap <F2> :update<CR> inoremap <F2> <Esc>:update<CR> " Press F3 to view directory nnoremap <F3> :e.<CR> inoremap <F3> <Esc>:e.<CR> " Press F4 to switch buffers nnoremap <F4> <C-^> inoremap <F4> <C-^> " change cursor to vertical bar in insert mode when using iTerm on Mac if $TERM_PROGRAM =~ "iTerm" let &t_SI = "\<Esc>]50;CursorShape=1\x7" " vertical bar in insert mode let &t_EI = "\<Esc>]50;CursorShape=0\x7" " block in normal mode endif