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Details of extension .vimrc

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .vimrc file?
  • Which program can create the .vimrc file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .vimrc format?
  • What can convert .vimrc files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .vimrc extension?
.vimrc
Vim Runtime Configuration .vimrc file icon

Vim Runtime Configuration

VIMRC file is a Vim Runtime Configuration. Vim is an advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor 'Vi', with a more complete feature set.
Category: Configuration files
Application: VIM
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
gvimrc
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Vim Script
Vim Swap Data
Vim History Data

Other types of files may also use the .vimrc file extension. If you have helpful information about .vimrc extension, write to us!

Can't open a .vimrc file?

If you want to open a .vimrc file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .vimrc association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vimrc

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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