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Projects Specific Settings with Vim (adriengiboire.com)
3 points by whoshallsucceed on Sept 30, 2014 | hide | past | web | favorite | 4 comments

Thanks for this. I was looking for a solution for this specific problem.

I have a couple of questions though. 1- Do we have to place a .vimrc in each folder for projects we need specific settings for? In your example, it seems that the code is just part of the global .vimrc.

2- When you say that it will overwrite the global .vimrc, will the other project specific .vimrcs completely overwrite, or will it only take the new settings into account?


1 - You can do both. You can either place a `.vimrc` file in any of your projects and/or add specific settings in your global `.vimrc` file the way I show in my article.

2 - Vim will load 2 files for configuration. The global `.vimrc` and the one in the directory you are in, eg. often the root directory of your projet. The latter being prior.

Thanks a lot for your answer :-) It all makes sense now.

You're welcome :)

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