How to use Tabs in Vim Text Editor

January 28, 2007
Vim is a very powerful text editor created by Bram Moolenaar. Vim is so versatile that it can even be used as a plug-in in Microsoft Visual Studio.

If you are interested in learning how to use Vim editor, then check out the following resources :
This interesting article shows how to use Tabs in Vim. Tab support is one of the new features in Vim 7.0 and it is possible to use tabs in both GUI mode of Vim as well as the console mode.


  • Are you familiar with the vim book by Steve Oualline? It is available in paperback and in pdf format (
    or with the O'Reilly book Learning the vi Editor, Sixth Edition?