[texhax] the ultimate .vimrc for latex on mac?

Aethon aethon at gmail.com
Fri Mar 24 17:47:57 CET 2006

On 3/24/06, Novak Elliott <N.S.J.Elliott at warwick.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I thought I'd start a discussion on something very useful - how to set
> up VI for latex.
> Once upon a time I worked as a software engineer and the machines (PCs)
> were nicely set up with a unix shell and a very customised version of
> GVIM.  It colourised text for every type of file and there were loads of
> macros like tab completion of variables/functions, jump to the
> implementation of a called function, etc.
> I prefer VI over Emacs simply because I've used it for longer and am
> faster at navigating with the shortcut keys.  But Emacs has some
> niceties built-in for latex.  So my question is - does anyone have a
> customised VI setup for latex on the mac?  Or is there a definitive
> website on the topic?

You might be interested in Vim-LaTeX
http://vim-latex.sourceforge.net/. Vim already provides syntax
highlighting, Vim-LaTeX adds things such as automatic folding,
controls to run LaTeX, and a few other things. I run it on Linux, but
it should work anywhere Vim works.

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