Yesterday I trimmed down my
vimrc - the configuration file for Vim.
I admit that I can't live without some plugins.
So a "minimal Vim" is probably not possible for me.
But if you're interested, here is a good start:
" Suggested Minimal Settings For Programming" Enabling filetype support provides filetype-specific indenting," syntax highlighting, omni-completion and other useful settings.filetype plugin indent onsyntax on" `matchit.vim` is built-in so let's enable it!" Hit `%` on `if` to jump to `else`.runtime macros/matchit.vim" various settingsset autoindent " Minimal automatic indenting for any filetype.set backspace=indent,eol,start " Proper backspace behavior.set hidden " Possibility to have more than one unsaved buffers.set incsearch " Incremental search, hit `<CR>` to stop.set ruler " Shows the current line number at the bottom-right" of the screen.set wildmenu " Great command-line completion, use `<Tab>` to move" around and `<CR>` to validate.
If you use NeoVim, check the default settings with