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.VIM File Extension

File TypeVim Settings File

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CategorySettings Files

What is a VIM file?

Settings file used by Vim, a text editing program often used by source code developers; commonly used to save settings, such as syntax highlighting rules, for the text editor when it is opened; can be referenced within the .VIMRC settings file.

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NOTE: The ".vim" name is also used for a hidden directory used by Vim, but this is not the same as the VIM file type.

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Updated 6/2/2011

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