How does one compile a .tex file from within vim using either vim-latex or vimtex? In both cases the documentation say to 'do' \ll, but I have no idea what this means. If I press : and then type \ll I get an error (E10: \ should be followed by /, ? or &).

If I just run pdflatex on my .tex file it compiles fine, so it's not a problem with my texlive installation.


What it means to 'do' \ll, is actually just to go to Command mode (press Escape if you're in insert mode) and hit those keys without using :

  • Of course I figure this out right after posting my question. If this question is not useful to anyone, maybe it's best to just delete it...
    – Peter
    Jul 19 '21 at 1:21

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