📅 2020-Sep-22 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ vim, vscode, vscodevim ⬩ 📚 Archive
VSCodeVim is an extension that tries to provide the full Vim editing experience in Visual Studio Code. The source code of this extension is hosted on Github here.
Documentation: The full list of features and commands is described in the extension’s README.md.
Vim features: Most Vim features seem to be supported. I have yet to come across anything I use in Vim missing here.
vimrc: Support for using my
.vimrc with this extension seems to be still experimental.
gc command from the vim-commentary plugin is something I use all the time. And it is supported natively in this extension!
To toggle Vim mode at any time use the command
Vim: Toggle Vim Mode. I use this a lot because I love Vim mode when working with code, but do not like to use it for taking notes or writing blog posts.
Emulate mouse hover: Some information in VSCode (like error messages) are available only by hovering over code. You can invoke this mouse hover on the current word under cursor with the command