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I'd like to write Markdown in VIm just as if I were using those fancy mardown-editors like Uberwriter or iA Writer. Of course, VIm is way more powerful, and that's why I'd rather use it. But I really miss the centered 80-char column of those apps. Can I get that in VIm? How?

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Vim is a bare-bones text editor; very little in the UI appearance can be configured. That said, plugins like DistractFree - An WriteRoom/DarkRoom/OmniWrite like plugin and VimRoom emulate a centered window with (invisible) scratch buffers to the left and right.

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There is also focus.vim (gist.github.com/amacdougall/1989803) –  andrade Nov 12 '13 at 14:20
    
VimRoom seems to be precisely what I need. Thanks a lot! –  barraponto Nov 12 '13 at 14:47

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