Three Excellent Vim Plugins For Technical Writers

Three Excellent Vim Plugins For Technical Writers January 10th, 2017, by Matthew Setter

Are you using VIM for technical writing, but not sure of what plugins to use to be the most productive? If so, in this post, I list seven of the best ones available. Let’s step through them.

If you’re after distraction free technical writing, you may well have turned to Vim; the veteran, 30 year old, text editor.

If so, you’ll know that it has almost countless plugins available for expanding it’s power. But what about if you’re looking for ones specific to technical writing? In that case, again, there are quite a large number of them. Today, I’m going to take you through seven of the best ones that I know of; plugins which are also included in my vim for technical writers GitHub repository.

 Vim-Pencil

Vim-Colors-Pencil

Vim-Wordy

Vim-Lexical

Vim-Markdown

Vim-Grammarous

LanguageTool

 In Conclusion

And those are seven excellent plugins for improving the productivity of your technical writing in VIM. I’m sure there are others. And the more I find, and experiment with happily, the more I add to my GitHub repository. If you’ve not checked it out, have a look at it. I’d like to think that it can help you improve the quality of your VIM time when freelance writing.


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