Saturday, January 18, 2014

Easy way to find the path of VIMRC in Windows, Mac and Linux

Vim is favorite code editor for many, and vimrc is the config file for vim, I earlier posted about modifying vimrc to highlight syntaxs and show line numbers and auto indent for python and other languages,

if you are using linux you can always find your .vimrc file in the home folder (~) but what about in windows, command line or mac os ? it becomes more confusing when some windows filesystems dont like dot and you have to change it to _

Here is the solution, ask Vim itself where is the path, simply inside vim type :
:e $MYVIMRC

if you are using graphical vim
:e $MYVIMRC
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