March 18, 2013 HomeInformationalShow trailing whitespace in Vim Show trailing whitespace in Vim By Chewett Informational 0 Comments A small snippet of code showing trailing whitespace being shown in vim Vim is a wonderful command line text editor with syntax highlighting and everything you could ask for provided you turn on the functionality. Recently i was shown that it was also show trailing whitespace with a quick addition to the .vimrc file. All you need to do is add the following: set list set listchars=tab:→\ ,trail:☃ Thanks to Sam for showing me this, Here is his full vimrc or a directory of all of his settings files. Have a browse! Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditMoreEmailPrintTumblrPinterest Tags:.vimrc, commandline text editor, Linux, text editor, vi, vim Related Posts Create Clone Commands for all Repositories on a GitHub page How to convert an entire database to a new character set collation apt Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/) is another process using it? About Author Chewett Add a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment:*Name:* Email Address:* Website: Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.