Lines in VIM that wordwrapped on show @ on that line instead of the text if any part of the text is off-screen. How do I get it so I can see partial wordwrapped text like other editors?


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  • Just to clarify, it's only when you have a very long line and it wraps past the bottom of the viewable area?
    – hometoast
    Jan 13, 2011 at 18:27

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Add this to your ~/.vimrc or _vimrc:

set display=lastline


:help 'display'

for more information.

  • you might want set display+=lastline in the unlikely situation in which you already have the uhex option set.
    – frabjous
    Jan 13, 2011 at 19:49

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