Vi & Vim Tips & Tricks
Toggle line numbering on:
- set nu OR :set number
Toggle line numbering off:
- set nonu OR :set nonumber OR :set nu!
Creating a Mapping to Toggle Line NumbersEdit
You can also define a mapping to toggle the option, for example:
- nmap <C-N><C-N> :set invnumber<CR>
By pressing Ctrl-N twice in normal mode, Vim toggles between showing and hiding line numbers.
Enabling Line Numbers on StartupEdit
To enable line numbers on startup, simply add the following to your .vimrc