" * and # for selected text, trying to keep the search literal (in case of filenames, for example.) xnoremap * y/\V<c-r>=escape(@", '/\')<cr><cr> xnoremap # y?\V<c-r>=escape(@", '?\')<cr><cr>
Vimbits is an upvote-downvote site for vimrc tricks.
After my first few months in the vimverse, I got a little disheartened that the best way to find new ideas for vim customization seemed to be by crawling through other developers' vimrcs. Don't get me wrong- that was useful and educational, but I've found that by now, 99% of any given vimrc I've already seen.
Vimbits aims to break these down into discrete units that can be tagged, categorized, voted on and ranked. A newish vim user should be able to skim the 'Top' list and populate their vimrc from there.
Some ideas for after launch:
set hidden). These can be enshrined somewhere visible, but removed from the main 'top' page.