Vi: finding a matching brace

If you write software in a language that uses braces or parenthesis like C++ or Java, you might find yourself trying to find an opposing brace somewhere in your code.  With Vim, the job is quite easy.  You simply put your cursor on a brace or parenthesis, press %, and Vi will move the cursor to the corresponding brace or parenthesis.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s