To spellcheck in Vim

October 19, 2017



Summarizes what I always refer to in


To spellcheck in Vim type:

:setlocal spell spelllang=en_us


To correct the spelling of a word use:

]s Move to next misspelled word after the cursor. 

[s Like "]s" but search backwards
z= For the word under/after the cursor suggest correctly spelled words


Other resources:
Jake Harding has a good write up on "Using Spell Check in Vim" here:






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