I would like to show the current column in the statusbar, as is common in many other text editors. E.g. it's good to know if you are around column 80 or above.
How to show the current column in the statusbar?
Try if setting 'ruler' option is what you are looking for. On my computer at the bottom right shows the line and column where I have the cursor.
EDIT TO COMMENTS:
From the help of vim (command
You can try changing it with
I have this in my
in my statusline.
I don't have
I would depreciate using set ruler because I believe it is not compatible with the statusline options, e.g. if you set the statusline to display the full filepath i.c.m with set ruler
Then it does NOT display the column number but just the full filepath in the statusbar. However if you put the following in your .vimrc
It will display everything correctly, namely the
[Filepath/filename] [linenumber]:[column number]