Reformat or fix the indentation of an entire file in vim

  • by Tyler (231)
  • Time to complete: 2 minutes

This short guide will help you reformat or fix the indentation of an entire file in Vim -- all at once!

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I wrote a separate guide that will show you how to set indentation rules in Vim.

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gg=G

"=" is the indent command and it can takes motions. So "gg" means start at the beginning of the file and "G" means finish at the end.