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vim-pencil : Rethinking Vim as a tool for writers

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created by
Reed Esau
 
script type
utility
 
description
The pencil plugin aspires to make Vim as powerful a tool for writers as it is for coders by focusing narrowly on the handful of tweaks needed to smooth the path to writing prose.

Features of the pencil plugin:

* For editing files in text, markdown, textile, and other prose-oriented file types
* Agnostic on soft line wrap versus hard line breaks, supporting both
* Auto-detects wrap mode via modeline and sampling
* Adjusts navigation key mappings to suit the wrap mode
* Creates undo points on common punctuation
* When using hard line breaks, enables autoformat while inserting text
* Buffer-scoped configuration (leaves your global settings alone)

The latest version of this plugin, including configuration details and a brief animated demo, can be found at: https://github.com/reedes/vim-pencil
 
install details
Best installed using Pathogen, Vundle, Neobundle, or your favorite Vim package manager.
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
vim-pencil-0.2.zip 0.2 2014-01-15 7.3 Reed Esau Added line sampling for wrap mode detection; bug fixes
vim-pencil-0.1.zip 0.1 2014-01-09 7.3 Reed Esau Initial upload
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