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vim show linenumbers

Displaying line numbers while editing a file can be handy. This recipe describes how to turn on and off the display of line numbers in vi and vim.

While editing a document (and not inserting text), type the following to turn on line numbers:

:set number

If you tire of the line numbers, enter the following command to turn them off:

:set nonumber

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blog/vim_show_linenumberes.txt · Last modified: 2009/12/10 15:27 by brb