Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Wednesday 7/23 - Cherrypicking Favorite vi/Vim Features

WHAT:
  St. Louis Vim Geeks: “Cherrypicking Favorite vi/Vim Features” by Don Ellis

WHERE:
  CAIT - The Center for the Application of Information Technology
  Classroom 24
  5 N. Jackson Ave, St. Louis, Missouri 63105

WHEN:
  Wednesday, July 23rd, at 6:30pm

Cherrypicking Favorite vi/Vim Features


Don says he'd like to talk about
a fairly long list of operations that would help a new user get started, or a long-time user who hasn't plumbed some of the shallower depths.

Things we came up with include executing shell commands without exiting the editor; quickly setting up minimal config on a new system (with usable color scheme); determining whether syntax coloring is installed and how to make it so; using the system paste buffer while in visual mode, and a number of others that should be of special interest to a new user.

Drinks and Food and Stuff


RSVP by replying to this message on the mailing list (or privately to me and/or Bill if you're shy), and we’ll be sure to have enough food and drinks for everybody.

When and Where


We’ll be meeting at 6:30pm on Wednesday, July 23rd, in the usual place:
CAIT (The Center for the Application of Information Technology)
Classroom 24
5 N. Jackson Ave
St. Louis, Missouri 63105

Map: http://goo.gl/maps/b8r9
Forsyth MetroLink Station: http://bit.ly/PuOJ6a
CAIT provides detailed driving directions and parking information here:
http://www.cait.wustl.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=37
(Don’t worry about the parking permit stuff. It doesn’t apply to us.)

Make sure you reply to this message to RSVP!

See you there,
Steve

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