My favorite thing about Vim is how deep it goes. I learn new things every day, even after several years of daily use. Asterisk (
*) search was one such example from this week.
* over any word initiates a search of the current buffer for the next instance of that word. It actually transfers the folllowing into the command bar, with word boundaries included (hovering over the word
This is vanilla Vim, from the patterns library.Tweet