LKBEN11057: Howto perform case insensitive searches in vim or vi


You need to search but do not want to search case sensitive




This can be done by changing the vim settings.

:set ignorecase

Changing back to default can be undone by

:set noignorecase

You can change this setting in your .vimrc for permanent use.


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.