TwitVim 0.2.18

TwitVim is a Twitter client for Vim.

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TwitVim is a Twitter client for Vim. TwitVim is a Vim plugin that allows you to post to Twitter and view Twitter timelines.

Developer comments

It is an enhancement of the vimscript created by Travis Jeffery. Credit goes to Travis for the original script concept and implementation.


:PosttoTwitter - This command will prompt you for a message to send to Twitter.
:CPosttoTwitter - This command posts the current line in the current buffer to Twitter.
:BPosttoTwitter - This command posts the current buffer to Twitter.

Alt-T - In Visual select mode, the Alt-T key posts the selected text to Twitter. (use Ctrl-T instead if menu bar is enabled)
NOTE: The T mapping was changed to Alt-T to avoid overriding the T search command.

Alt-R - Starts a @-reply. (from timeline buffer)
Alt-D - Starts a direct message. (from timeline buffer)

:FriendsTwitter - View friends timeline.
:UserTwitter - View your timeline.
:RepliesTwitter - View @-replies.
:PublicTwitter - View public timeline.
:DMTwitter - View direct messages.

:Tweetburner - Shorten a URL with Tweetburner and insert at cursor.
:ATweetburner - Same as above but insert after cursor.
:PTweetburner - Same as above but start tweet on cmdline with short URL.

And similar commands for TinyURL, SnipURL, Metamark, UrlTea.




For newer versions that are packaged as Vimball archives, open the vba file and then source it.

vim twitvim.vba
:source %

Then see :help TwitVim-install for further instructions.

The instructions below are for older non-vba versions:

First, you need to install cURL if it isn't already installed. Download cURL from here:

Next, add the script to your Vim plugins directory. The location is platform-dependent. See :help add-plugin for details.

Next, add the following to your .vimrc or _vimrc:

let twitvim_login = "USER:PASS"

Replace USER and PASS with your Twitter username and password.

If you access the web through a HTTP proxy, add the following line:

let twitvim_proxy = "proxyhost:proxyport"

Replace proxyhost and proxyport with your HTTP proxy address and port number.

What's New in This Release:

Added support for urlBorg API.

Last updated on July 15th, 2008

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