Today I Learned

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Get the path to the current buffer in VIM

In VIM, you can get the path to the current buffer with the keybinding Ctrl+g. This will print that path to your statusline.

You can also get the path by using the % register:

:echo @%

Super helpful if you need to quickly copy/pasta that path for a coworker

Every developer at Hashrocket is a Vim expert. Check out our development environment, Dotmatrix, and if you are in Chicago, come to the Vim Chicago Meetup hosted at our Chicago office.