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Vim Word Count! (type g CTRL-g)Created: 2023-01-29
To get a word (and line and character) count in Vim without any external tools,
That is, type
g followed by
Example as I type on this page right now:
Col 1 of 0; Line 13 of 13; Word 46 of 46; Byte 262 of 262
Note that this also gives you the current positiion of the cursor in the
file. Extremely handy. I’d always used
wc as an external command (
for this before.