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What is the target audience and the type of questions accepted on the site?

Vim documentation is very good. There are a lot of internet resources available on the Internet about Vim. There are very few questions that can't be answered about Vim using these resources. Looking ...
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Revisiting AI-generating content on Vi and Vim

In case you missed it, Stack Exchange is rolling out a banner to let folks know that machine-generated content must be cited to conform with the code of conduct. This comes on the heels of a per-site ...
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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What is the difference between the lua and the vimscript-lua tags?

We have two tags: vimscript-lua and lua. Looking at their descriptions and the question flagged they seems very similar: Lua programming interface to Vim. DO NOT use for questions with Lua examples ...
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Vimscript code highlighting

I just noticed this today and don't have a link to any official status changes that indicate this would be supported. I think you can use lang-vimscript after a triple-backtick code fence to get ...
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Sending questions(and answers) as a way to share code snippets

What do you think about this practice? For example: A command to edit (another) file in the same directory without changing cwd There is also gist.github.com and I can share it in reddit, I guess. But ...
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In memoriam: Bram Moolenaar

It looks like Bram passed away a few days ago. Bram had been spending over 30 years on Vim; and not just "the occasional patch/bugfix", but significant amounts, and almost every single day ...
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Is vi/Vim the place to ask plugin configuration question [duplicate]

I'm wondering how much the question about plugin and plugin configuration are part of the scope of the vi/Vim SE site?
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Which question to close? [duplicate]

Sometimes we realize too late that a question is a duplicate and some answers are posted. If a new answer is better than the one associated to the old question what to do? Which question to close? How ...
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Is it possible to delete a tag?

There are tags that are misspelled and should be renamed. For the time being the only solution I found is to re-tag all the question with the tag of the correct spelling. I end up with tags associate ...
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How to logout from this forum?

I'm new here and can see in the right top corner my login-icon. But I do not manage to find out how to logout. What do I miss?
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2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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People are using ChatGPT to answer my question, and I think this is inappropriate

As title. I just saw a new user post an answer to my question: https://vi.stackexchange.com/a/39433/10189. While the author did tell me about this, and I did appreciate his honesty, I still think ...
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What to do with wrong answers?

Some answers seems to be wrong. When reviewing the "Low Quality Posts" queue we are asked if: This is an honest attempt at answering the question and is not low quality. How should we read ...
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What to do with old questions linked to missing screencast?

Reviewing some of the old question I find questions with missing screencast (the link point to a missing file). What are we supposed to do with these questions?
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Should the question "Abandon Vim and adopt Neovim" be allowed to remain open?

Abandon Vim and adopt Neovim - hard reasons for not doing so? Since my alternative multi-question approach does not seem to be gaining support/traction, I must accept the message communicated by that ...
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Could the site document the differences between the implementation of vi?

With Neovim and Vim drifting apart the users migrating from one to the other have migration question. Should the site help documenting the differences or not? The following question: What is Neovim, ...
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Moderator Intervention - Placing Question in "FROZEN" status instead of "CLOSED"

Is there sufficient support for the creation of a new moderator action to set a question's state to "FROZEN" instead of "CLOSED" ? The purpose of that action would be to suspend ...
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Please vote on tag synonym [paste] -> [cut-copy-paste]

The tag [paste] is currently used on 26 questions, and has no guidance. The tag [cut-copy-paste] is currently used on 386 questions, and has the following guidance: Questions about cutting, copying, ...
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Add a "not about Vi or Vim" close reason

In the close reason mod toolbox almost all custom close reasons are because the question isn't about Vi or Vim. Not sure how much reputation you need to view that, but here's a screenshot: I propose ...
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Let's change text of "resolved in a manner unlikely to help future readers" close reason

I occasionally vote to close a question because I believe it was "resolved in a manner unlikely to help future readers". Often enough others agree that the question does get closed. A recent ...
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Should there be a policy for crossposted questions?

I'm sure other users have noticed that people asking questions here are also posting the same questions in reddit, usually after few minutes or hours. The result is very often that OP receives the ...
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Excluding a tag in search is hiding the watched tag panel - Can I always show it

I'm trying to exclude neovim questions from vi.stackexchange.com If I do a search and save that URL the watched tags panel disappears. Is there any way to always show watched tags when executing a ...
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Can we add the "lambda" tag?

Functional programming is a thing in many languages today, and higher order functions are its masterpieces. And higher order functions demand functions to be objects that can be passed around, aka ...
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2021: a year in moderation

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Vi & Vim is graduating from Beta!

I am very excited to announce that yes, the Vi & Vim StackExchange will be graduating from Beta. Look forward to the official name-change on December 16th, 2021 alongside other official meta posts ...
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Vim tips community

I was watching my colleague use vim, and I gave them some tips to do something more efficiently and they thanked me a lot. I learned it from the manual, but I realized that it would be nice to have ...
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Please vote on tag synonyms for [tag:indentation]

indentation has 3 synonym proposals. If you have a tag-score of 5 or greater, you can vote on the synonyms at that link. The current proposals for synonyms are indent smartindent autoindent
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #3 on Vi and Vim has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering and ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore election for 2021

Summary: Vi and Vim Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on June 7 to bring in one more moderator. For full details of the process, see the announcement on Meta Stack ...
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Why do old questions appear in Home?

I am relatively new to vi.se, and over the past few weeks I have noticed that when I visit the Home page (https://vi.stackexchange.com/), often old questions will come to the top. An example is this ...
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Syntax highlighting for vimscript in fenced code in StackExchange [duplicate]

(Apologies if this question is duplicated. I searched for similar questions but all results that came up were about syntax highlighting within Vim, which is unrelated to my question.) Is there a way ...
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:x stepping down from my moderator role

As you may have noticed I've been less than active as a moderator for several months now, so I sent and email to the Stack Exchange team to step down from my position. After being a member of this ...
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What is up with [tag:plugin]?

I'm looking at https://vi.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/12622, which suggests some usage for plugin. I wasn't sure what the tag was being used for, so I hovered and clicked on it. Hovering ...
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Now there's something you don't see every day

In the last couple days 20 questions have been posted. Number of answers? One. Total. Don't think I've ever seen it so quiet here before. Everyone all right? Hope it's not Covid. Or people getting ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Tags for compilation related questions

When answering How can i compile cpp using vim yesterday, I've seen that there was no tag related to compilation from vim associated to the question. So, "let's add one" I though. I've ...
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how to make the red for the review queue go away?

Suddenly the toolbar / nave menu has an icon/menu for "Review queues". I had a notification indicated by a red dot that there was something to read and saw a new user had asked a question. ...
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Tour page sample question

As of right now, we are still using the unicorns eating daisies page on the tour. The only available question we have to replace it with is What additional features do gVim and/or MacVim offer ...
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Any syntax highlighting for VimL now that highlight.js is the new standard for SO/SE?

I noticed that there isn't (as far as I'm aware) any syntax highlighting for VimL as of now. Now that Google prettify is replaced with highlight.js, wouldn't it be possible to have one now?
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Discussion on migration of Vim questions from S.O

For visibility, I posted this question on Meta Stack Overflow, proposing possibly migrating or encouraging users to ask questions about Vim here rather than there. Please post answers if you have ...
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What is the status / progress of exiting public beta?

What is the status of this Vi and Vim site exiting public beta? I searched the meta questions for beta and the last discussion I found is from 2015: How do we exit public beta (i.e., what are the ...
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Bug: Inline code highlighting in comments encloses trailing space

Have a look at these comments containing some inline code. The highlighting of the inline code incorrectly encloses the normal text space after the trailing `. This seems to be some mistake in the ...
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2020 Community Moderator Election Results

Vi and Vim's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the two new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for ...
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2020 Community Moderator Election

The 2020 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore election (April 2020)

Summary: Vi and Vim Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on April 20 to bring in two more moderators. For full details of the process, see the announcement on Meta ...
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March 2020 Moderator Election — Community Interest Check

UPDATE: The election has now been scheduled. This community last had moderators appointed in September 2018, so it's been a while... In addition to that, you may have noticed that two of our mods - ...
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Suggestion: upvote useful questions

I've seen many useful questions, where someone took the time to write an excellent answer - but did obviously not give it an upvote. On several sites I take part there exists the understanding that ...
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