Projects / Vrapper


Vrapper is an Eclipse plugin which acts as a wrapper for Eclipse text editors to provide a Vim-like input scheme for moving around and editing text. Unlike other plugins which embed Vim in Eclipse, Vrapper imitates the behavior of Vim while still using whatever editor you have opened in the workbench. The goal is to have the comfort and ease which comes with the different modes, complex commands, and count/operator/motion combinations which are the key features behind editing with Vim, while preserving the powerful features of the different Eclipse text editors, like code generation and refactoring.


Recent releases

  •  01 Jun 2014 15:46

    Release Notes: Many defects were fixed, including some really old ones.

    •  06 Apr 2014 19:37

      Release Notes: This release adds a new plugin port of the exchange.vim vimscript, adds support for "ad hoc delimiter" (a new feature which hasn't yet merged into Vim), and adds many defect fixes.

      •  08 Feb 2014 22:58

        Release Notes: This release adds a new optional clang-format plugin, support for an "omap" command and an "iskeyword" property, and various defect fixes.

        •  08 Dec 2013 16:48

          Release Notes: This release adds a ":set contentassistmode" to enable and in the content-assist dropdown. It also fixes various defects including the autocmd command, AltGr handling, and visual mode behavior.

          •  05 Oct 2013 17:15

            Release Notes: This is primarily a bugfix release. No real major defects have been fixed or functionality added, just more constant progress forward.

            Recent comments

            05 Sep 2009 12:15 quakk

            and there was much rejoicing.

            thank you for this.

            31 Mar 2009 02:57 kilroo

            Not sure if this is the best place to provide feedback, but it's the one I could find. Project looks very promising, but does not work with Aptana editors ( ). I was under the impression that Aptana's editors did in fact use the AbstractTextEditor class, so I'm not sure why it doesn't seem to be working (as far as I can tell it works with the PDT editor on the same installation -- I run Aptana as a plugin on Eclipse 3.5 milestone 6).

            I personally am not a vim user, but I came across your project and decided to check it out because apparently some people are having problems with the other vi plugins on recent versions of Aptana. If Vrapper can easily be made to work with Aptana's editors, I suspect you would suddenly make a lot of people very happy.


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