I write a lot of Markdown in work, so it’s worth configuring vim to support it well.
Install https://github.com/plasticboy/vim-markdown to get syntax highlighting, folding, and more.
Add these lines to
" Recognise bulleted lists starting with ^\*, so that line wrapping doesn't " destroy bulleted lists. autocmd FileType markdown setlocal formatoptions+=n \ formatlistpat=^\\s*\\(\\*\\\|[0-9]\\.\\)\\s\\+ " Automatically wrap text at textwidth. autocmd FileType markdown setlocal formatoptions+=t formatoptions-=l " Interpret blockquotes (lines starting with '>') as comments, so that line " wrapping doesn't mangle the blockquote markers. autocmd FileType markdown setlocal comments=n:> " Turn on spell checking. autocmd FileType markdown setlocal spell