vim-snippets VS vim-devicons

Compare vim-snippets vs vim-devicons and see what are their differences.


vim-snipmate default snippets (Previously snipmate-snippets) (by honza)


Adds file type icons to Vim plugins such as: NERDTree, vim-airline, CtrlP, unite, Denite, lightline, vim-startify and many more (by ryanoasis)
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vim-snippets vim-devicons
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4,528 5,189
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6.3 0.0
22 days ago about 1 month ago
Vim Snippet Vim Script
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of vim-snippets. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-07.


Posts with mentions or reviews of vim-devicons. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-08.
  • treemacs-devicons: a vim-devicons inspired theme for treemacs!
    3 projects | | 8 Mar 2023
    Hello guys I made a devicons theme for treemacs. This is inspired by nvim-web-devicons and vim-devicons. Here are some screenshots:
  • NeoVim Installation and Configuration on Win10/11
    14 projects | | 30 Nov 2022
    :set number :set autoindent :set tabstop=5 :set shiftwidth=4 :set smarttab :set softtabstop=4 :set mouse=a call plug#begin() Plug '' " Surrounding ysw) Plug '' " NerdTree Plug '' " For Commenting gcc & gc Plug '' " Status bar Plug '' " PSQL Pluging needs :SQLSetType pgsql.vim Plug '' " CSS Color Preview Plug '' " Retro Scheme Plug '' " Auto Completion Plug '' " Developer Icons Plug '' " Vim Terminal Plug '' " Tagbar for code navigation Plug '' " CTRL + N for multiple cursors Plug '' " For brackets autocompletion " Auto-completion For Javascript, typescript, html, jsx ...etc Plug 'neoclide/coc.nvim', {'do': 'yarn install --frozen-lockfile'} " this is for auto complete, prettier and tslinting let g:coc_global_extensions = ['coc-tslint-plugin', 'coc-tsserver', 'coc-css', 'coc-html', 'coc-json', 'coc-prettier'] " list of CoC extensions needed Plug 'jiangmiao/auto-pairs' "this will auto close ( [ { " these two plugins will add highlighting and indenting to JSX and TSX files. Plug 'yuezk/vim-js' Plug 'HerringtonDarkholme/yats.vim' Plug 'maxmellon/vim-jsx-pretty' set encoding=UTF-8 call plug#end() nnoremap :NERDTreeFocus nnoremap :NERDTree nnoremap :NERDTreeToggle nnoremap :call CocActionAsync('jumpDefinition') nmap :TagbarToggle :set completeopt-=preview " For No Previews :colorscheme jellybeans let g:NERDTreeDirArrowExpandable="+" let g:NERDTreeDirArrowCollapsible="~" " --- Just Some Notes --- " :PlugClean :PlugInstall :UpdateRemotePlugins " " :CocInstall coc-python " :CocInstall coc-clangd " :CocInstall coc-snippets " :CocCommand snippets.edit... FOR EACH FILE TYPE " air-line let g:airline_powerline_fonts = 1 if !exists('g:airline_symbols') let g:airline_symbols = {} endif " airline symbols let g:airline_left_sep = '' let g:airline_left_alt_sep = '' let g:airline_right_sep = '' let g:airline_right_alt_sep = '' let g:airline_symbols.branch = '' let g:airline_symbols.readonly = '' let g:airline_symbols.linenr = '' inoremap pumvisible() ? coc#_select_confirm() : ""
  • Fern.vim now supports nvim-web-devicons
    5 projects | | 9 Nov 2022
    It uses plugins called renderer to change how the file tree is renderer and it has two plugins for render icons in the tree that support lambdalisue/nerdfont.vim and ryanoasis/vim-devicons, but it lacked support for nvim-web-devicons.
  • My Neovim Configuration
    11 projects | | 1 Sep 2022
    call plug#begin('~/.config/nvim/plugged') Plug '' " Surrounding ysw) Plug '' " NerdTree Plug '' " For Commenting gcc & gc Plug '' " Status bar Plug '' " CSS Color Preview Plug '' " Retro Scheme Plug '' " Developer Icons Plug '' " Vim Terminal Plug '' " Tagbar for code navigation Plug '' " CTRL + N for multiple cursors call plug#end() nnoremap :NERDTreeFocus nnoremap :NERDTree nnoremap :NERDTreeToggle nmap :TagbarToggle let g:NERDTreeDirArrowExpandable="+" let g:NERDTreeDirArrowCollapsible="~"
  • Configuring NeoVim plugins
    7 projects | | 3 Aug 2022
    Better yet, if you're using the vim-devicons plugin, use the patched version at Nerd Fonts that include the icons. The rest of the post follows as equal.
  • Slow Neovim
    3 projects | | 24 Jun 2022
    Okay, that's a start. Based on a quick look through that repo, maybe you're running into this issue? I'm not sure why that would cause such a huge delay tho. Either way, I'd try adding one of the lines below to your config file:
  • Vem-Tabline not showing file icons in tabs
    3 projects | | 16 Jun 2022
    I am not able to get vem-tabline to show the file icons in the tabs(there are only tab numbers that are displayed), with nvim, and neovide. I have installed vim-devicons, and the icons do show up in my statusline, for which I am using lightline. I have also installed a Nerd Font, so I don't know where I am going wrong. Could someone help me with this?
  • lsp-error with clangd when opening a cpp file in Ubuntu
    8 projects | | 7 Jun 2022
    -- Neovim configuration by Daniele Lupo (Jepessen) --- Require --- local utils = require('utils') --- Options --- -- Add number to rows utils.opt('o', 'number', true) -- Set indentation of files local indent = 2 utils.opt('b', 'expandtab', true) utils.opt('b', 'shiftwidth', indent) utils.opt('b', 'smartindent', true) utils.opt('b', 'tabstop', indent) utils.opt('b', 'autoindent', true) utils.opt('o', 'smarttab', true) utils.opt('b', 'softtabstop', indent) -- Enable the mouse utils.opt('o', 'mouse', 'a') -- Set nocompatible mode for more powerful commands utils.opt('o', 'compatible', false) -- Set some search options utils.opt('o', 'showmatch', true) utils.opt('o', 'ignorecase', true) utils.opt('o', 'hlsearch', true) utils.opt('o', 'incsearch', true) -- Set options for color scheme utils.opt('o', 'termguicolors', true) --- Keymappings --- -- Remap jj to escape in insert mode'i', 'jj', '')'n', 'JJJJ', '') -- Swap ; and :'n', ':', ';')'n', ';', ':') -- Start plugin section. Use this section in order to install new plugins to -- neovim. -- -- In order to install a new plugin, you need to put in this section the -- repository where it can be found, and then refresh the plugin list by -- installing them with the command: -- -- :PlugInstall -- Auto install vim-plug that's a plugin manager local vimplugrepository = '' local installpath = vim.fn.stdpath('config')..'/autoload' local vimpluginstallpath = installpath..'/plug.vim' local vimplugrepository = '' if vim.fn.empty(vim.fn.glob(vimpluginstallpath)) > 0 then vim.api.nvim_command('!curl -flo '..vimpluginstallpath..' --create-dirs '..vimplugrepository) vim.cmd 'autocmd VimEnter * PlugInstall' end local Plug = vim.fn['plug#'] -- Put plugins in this section. Define a Plug with the repository of the plugin that you want'plug#begin', installpath) -- Vim airline. This plugin creates a nice status bar with more features than -- standard one. Plug '' -- NerdTree is a plugin for showing a tree folder structure of the filesystem. Plug '' -- Vim color schemes Plug '' -- Developer icons Plug '' -- Surrounding with parenthesis and xml tags with cs command and more Plug '' -- Show trailing whitespaces and use the command :StripWhitespace for removing -- them Plug '' -- Install the LSP server for configuring it with clangd for code completition -- in C++ Plug '' -- An interesting theme Plug '''plug#end') --- PLUGINS CONFIGURATION --- -- Nerdtree -- Configure keys so with ctrlf go to the tree, with ctrl+n open the tree, and -- ctrl+t toggle the tree'n', '', ':NERDTreeFocus')'n', '', ':NERDTree')'n', '', ':NERDTreeToggle') --- LSP CONFIG --- -- Main configuration local lspremapopts = { noremap = true, silent = true } vim.keymap.set('n', 'e', vim.diagnostic.open_float, lspremapopts) vim.keymap.set('n', '[d', vim.diagnostic.goto_prev, lspremapopts) vim.keymap.set('n', ']d', vim.diagnostic.goto_next, lspremapopts) vim.keymap.set('n', 'q', vim.diagnostic.setloclist, lspremapopts) -- Use an on_attach function to only map the following keys -- after the language server attaches to the current buffer local on_attach = function(client, bufnr) -- Enable completition triggered by vim.api.nvim_buf_set_option(bufnr, 'omnifunc', 'v:lua.vim.lsp.omnifunc') -- Mappings -- See ':help vim.lsp.* local bufopts = { noremap = true, silent = true, bufnr = bufnr } vim.keymap.set('n', 'gD', vim.lsp.buf.declaration, bufopts) vim.keymap.set('n', 'gd', vim.lsp.buf.definition, bufopts) vim.keymap.set('n', 'K', vim.lsp.buf.hover, bufopts) vim.keymap.set('n', 'gi', vim.lsp.buf.implementation, bufopts) vim.keymap.set('n', '', vim.lsp.buf.signature_help, bufopts) vim.keymap.set('n', 'wa', vim.lsp.buf.add_workspace_folder, bufopts) vim.keymap.set('n', 'wr', vim.lsp.buf.remove_workspace_folder, bufopts) vim.keymap.set('n', 'wl', function () print(vim.inspect(vim.lsp.buf.list_workspace_folders())) end, bufopts) vim.keymap.set('n', 'D', vim.lsp.buf.type_definition, bufopts) vim.keymap.set('n', 'rn', vim.lsp.buf.rename, bufopts) vim.keymap.set('n', 'ca', vim.lsp.buf.code_action, bufopts) vim.keymap.set('n', 'gr', vim.lsp.buf.references.bufopts) vim.keymap.set('n', 'f', vim.lsp.buf.formatting, bufopts) end -- Now the servers must be defined and set. In order to load them it's -- convenient to define them in an array and use a loop. local servers = { 'pyright', 'clangd' } for _, lsp in pairs(servers) do require('lspconfig')[lsp].setup { on_attach = on_attach, flags = { debounce_text_changes = 150 } } end --- COLOR SCHEME --- vim.cmd[[colorscheme catppuccin]]
  • Vim: A Beginner's Guide From A Beginner
    14 projects | | 27 May 2022
    vim-devicons - a plugin to show icons for your files
  • mintabline: Minimalist Tabline with tab numbers, icons, and Neovim directories
    2 projects | | 7 Mar 2022
    Additionally, it shows icons using devicons.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing vim-snippets and vim-devicons you can also consider the following projects:

nvim-web-devicons - lua `fork` of vim-web-devicons for neovim

obsidian-vimrc-support - A plugin for the note-taking software

vim-airline - lean & mean status/tabline for vim that's light as air

vim-vinegar - vinegar.vim: Combine with netrw to create a delicious salad dressing

coc.nvim - Nodejs extension host for vim & neovim, load extensions like VSCode and host language servers.

kitty - Cross-platform, fast, feature-rich, GPU based terminal

ultisnips - UltiSnips - The ultimate snippet solution for Vim. Send pull requests to SirVer/ultisnips!

nvim-lspconfig - Quickstart configs for Nvim LSP

vim-gitgutter - A Vim plugin which shows git diff markers in the sign column and stages/previews/undoes hunks and partial hunks.

emmet-vim - emmet for vim:

vim-surround - surround.vim: Delete/change/add parentheses/quotes/XML-tags/much more with ease

termux - ⛄ Soothing pastel theme for Termux!