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  • Wrap long lines in markdown tables
    3 projects | /r/vim | 8 Dec 2023
    you might want to look at how vimwiki does markdown tables
  • Note taking in Neovim?
    2 projects | /r/neovim | 2 Sep 2023
    I've been thinking of setting up a note taking enviroment in neovim. I've been searching around, and plugins as vimwiki, and nabla.nvim are great choices for me. I'm using Notion right now because of the great commands that brings that make the note taking pretty enjoyable. But the dividers, or putting background to text are features that I don't wanna lose, if possible.
  • Ask HN: Did anyone write a book in Nano?
    3 projects | | 1 Aug 2023
    I wrote a manuscript in vim a couple Novembers ago, for NaNoWrimo. I used a couple plugins, primarily Goyo [1] to add some margins, but otherwise, yeah, plain vim.

    I don't think it was really any more productive than my current workflow in Obsidian. Vim keybindings are more useful for editing than for writing (and for editing code in particular, where the changes you're making are much more structured). Also, while the extra features afforded by Obsidian don't really make a difference during the writing process, I find they're really useful for outlines and other preliminary work, which is something of a point against a vim-only workflow unless you want to use vimwiki [2] or something.

    Granted, Obsidian is still a markdown-based tool, so there's still some level of minimalism going on there, but by that point we're really discussing markup vs word processors, which is its own conversation—and to my mind, a much more important one. I much prefer working in markup than in a rich text editor, because plain text is easy to edit and process through the terminal, and because it lets me separate style choices from content.

    I find that the markdown live preview that editors like Obsidian and Typora provide (and which vim doesn't) is a really nice compromise between a slick composing experience and the technical affordances of markup. Between that and Obsidian's hypertext features, I think I'll stick with Obsidian for the foreseeable future.



  • Notetaking when solving issues and learning stuff
    8 projects | /r/archlinux | 9 Jun 2023
    How about learning vim and using vimwiki ?
  • Reconstructing Obsidian Features in Vim and Bash
    10 projects | | 6 Jun 2023
    What, we're talking about wikis and vim, and not mentioning vimwiki?

    I tried a whole bunch of personal wikis over the years (I see Zim has been mentioned, that's one of the ones I remember trying) and this is the only one that stuck.

  • What are some ways you used Python to make YOUR life easier?
    5 projects | /r/learnpython | 4 May 2023
    I have created full on programs to systematically created screenshots with the game emulators with RetroArch. Also an automation tool to use a preexisting program named chdman that converts files into a needed format (also unpacking from archives). A little Python script to create a recents list of files for Vimwiki. I also created a program to access 🌈 emojis 🌈. I wrote my own GE Proton downloader and manager. Hell even the window manager I am using on Linux is written and configured in Python, Qtile. I wrote one or two plugins for it and the entire configuration is written in Python, meaning I can use functions, modules and every logic of Python to enhance it. It's Awesome.
  • Can anyone recommend a Lightweight TUI journal application with calendar for windows ?
    7 projects | /r/commandline | 30 Apr 2023
    I use ...maybe it would work with WSL?... for calendar and markdown diary (have a script that pulls calendar items, tasks that are due from taskwarrior, and notes from yesterday's "tomorrow" section into each new day's journal/diary entry) via vimwiki.
  • Ask HN: Most interesting tech you built for just yourself?
    149 projects | | 27 Apr 2023
    Seems really cool. I love Vim + Markdown as well.

    If you haven't heard of vimwiki yet, check it out. Right in line with what you're working on.

  • Looking for guidance on simplifying my note-taking setup into the terminal
    11 projects | /r/commandline | 26 Apr 2023
    Started using vim-zettel a while ago and it works pretty well, especially seeing as I need to link my notes. It uses vimwiki and fzf, and for git autosync you can use vimwiki-sync. :)
  • What trusted app do you use to save important information over the last 10 years?
    5 projects | /r/ExperiencedDevs | 25 Apr 2023
    Dropbox is all I need. As for organizing notes, I write everything in markdown using vimwiki.
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