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I'm looking for a LaTeX IDE which has Vi plugin, but I haven't found any. I tried out vim-latex, but I couldn't find a way to install it. Thanks in advance.

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What operating system are you working on? Also, there are installation instructions for Vim-LaTeX here. –  Werner Jul 25 '11 at 3:48
    
@Werner: your link seems broken. –  ℝaphink Jul 25 '11 at 7:43
    
@Raphink: The link still works on my end. Alternatively, click here to visit the Vim-LaTeX homepage, and click on download - the installation instructions are listed here as well. –  Werner Jul 25 '11 at 14:04
    
@Werner Grundlingh: either Linux or Windows works for me. Thanks. –  Bao Jul 25 '11 at 19:05
    
Besides the well-known vim-latex suite, there also is the smaller, but nice latex-box plugin for vim. –  Daniel Jul 1 '13 at 11:22

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Kile has vim mode, as it uses kate as the editing component. It can be set under Settings/Editing/Editor/Vi input mode.

It does not support all vim features, but I found it good enough for what I needed (i.e. usual way to type/search/copy/move/...)

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Many thanks. I will try out Kile. –  Bao Jul 25 '11 at 19:04

Here's how I installed the vim latex-suite on Ubuntu:

sudo apt-get install vim-latexsuite

sudo vim-addons -w install latex-suite
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Thanks for the edit Martin- I wasn't sure if I should use a code block, as it wasn't TeX. I'll know for next time! –  cmhughes Jul 26 '11 at 15:17
    
That's a lot Martin ;) –  Bao Jul 27 '11 at 5:41

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