Using, Configuring and Customizing Vim Spell Check
Vim's spell check is quite powerful on its own but we'll also go over using a plugin to make it easy to see your typos in 1 spot.
Quick Jump: Going Over Everything
It’s always handy to have a way to spell check what you’re writing. Vim makes this very easy to turn on and off and also customize your dictionary by adding and removing words.
We’ll cover all of that and more in this video. Basically the 90% to get you going in your day to day when it comes to correcting spelling mistakes.
Going Over Everything
- 0:51 – Toggling spell check on and off
- 2:37 – Basic usage of spell check and adding / removing custom words
- 4:13 – Configuring spell check to customize the style and colors of typos
- 6:07 – Why I don’t like having typos get colored up red (too distracting)
- 7:14 – Using the vim-SpellCheck plugin to quickly see a list of your typos in 1 spot
- 9:13 – Taking a look at the custom Vim dictionary file
- 10:49 – Creating a Bash alias to quickly sort your custom dictionary of words
- 12:18 – Skimming my vimrc for any other spell check related configuration
- 13:33 – A mapping to auto-fix typos to the first match
- My custom Vim dictionary file
- vim-SpellCheck configuration
- Bash alias for sorting your custom Vim dictionary
How do you have your Vim spell check configured? Let me know below.