Edit with VIM text editor

Edit with VIM text editor

Edit an HTML element and all its child nodes in VIM text editor with real-time updates

Edit with VIM text editor
This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2020-12-13
Users: 270
Rating: 5.00 (1)
Version: 0.1.1 (Last updated: 2019-10-06)
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • tabs
  • <all_urls>
  • nativeMessaging
  • downloads
  • notifications
  • contextMenus
Size: 164.86K
Price: Free
URLs: Website
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You can use VIM editor for the following actions:

  1. Edit texture or any other text fields in any webpage.
  2. Edit HTML element using the toolbar inspection tool
  3. Edit any HTML element using the devtools
  4. Edit external CSS and JS files

This extension automatically transfers your changes when the generated temporary file gets saved. You can have as many simultaneous editors as you would like. The extension will keep track of these editors for you.

Important note: To use this extension you will need to have a VIM instance that supports GUI (works without a terminal emulator). By default, the extension uses MacVim on Mac and gVim on Windows and Linux operating systems.

Note: To use this extension you will need to install a small native wrapper which allows the extension monitor file writes. You will get the notification about how to install this wrapper on the first usage.

Risk impact

Edit with VIM text editor is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Edit with VIM text editor if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Edit with VIM text editor may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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