To run Python code in Vim, you can use the following steps:
- Open a new terminal window or tab and navigate to the directory where your Python file is located.
- Open the Python file in Vim using the following command:
- Edit the Python code in Vim as desired.
- Save your changes by pressing the
Esckey to enter command mode, typing
- Run the Python file by typing
:!python <filename>.pyin command mode and pressing
Enter. This will execute the Python code in a new shell.
- View the output of the Python program in the terminal.
Alternatively, you can use the following Vim plugins to enhance your Python coding experience:
- vim-python-pep8-indent: This plugin provides a better indentation style for Python code.
- jedi-vim: This plugin provides autocompletion for Python code.
- vim-flake8: This plugin provides linting for Python code.
- vim-python-docstring: This plugin provides an easy way to write and manage docstrings in Python code.
- vim-slime: This plugin provides a way to send code from Vim to a Python interpreter running in another terminal window or tab.
To install Vim plugins, you can use a plugin manager such as Vundle or Pathogen.