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Open a File with Multiple Columns Scrolled to Specific Lines with Vim


In this video, we'll run Vim with custom arguments to auto-split a file into multiple columns and jump to specific lines in each column.

Quick Jump: Demo Video

We’ll be using the -c flag which lets us run a command after the file has been read by Vim.

Demo Video


1:48 – Going over the Vim command to make all of this work


vim multiopen \
  -c "vsplit +112 multiopen | normal zt" \
  -c "vsplit +221 multiopen | normal zt"

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