Vi "workalike", with many additional features (Lite package) Maintained by:obrien@FreeBSD.org Port Added: unknown License: not specified in port
Vim is a virtually compatible, extremely enhanced, version of the UNIX
text editor vi.
There are a lot of enhancements above Vi: multi level undo, multi-windows
and buffers, syntax highlighting, command line editing, filename completion,
on-line help, visual selection, etc..
Many features above standard vi's have been added:
multiple windows and buffers, multi level undo, command line history,
filename completion, selection highlighting, block operations (including
column/rectangular blocks), syntax highlighting, on-line help, etc.
Embeded Perl, Tcl, and Python support.
See ":help vi_diff" for a summary of the differences between Vim and Vi.
An X-windows aware or a full X-windows GUI version can also be built
that allows full use of the mouse and pull-down menus
See http://www.vim.org/why.html for a full explanation of Vim's features.
Portability to all UNIX platforms, AmigaOS, Archimedes, Atari MiNT, BeOS,
M$-DOS, MacOS, OS/2, VMS, WinNT+Win95.