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I apologize for the n00bish question, however it's one of those where the key terms are too generic to find an answer very easily.

Basically on all my Linux installations, opening any file in Vim displays the vertical scroll % in the bottom right corner of the cmd line.

I'm currently running Windows, and I've installed the vanilla Vim 64bit installation. (I'm using console Vim rather than gVim). Currently there is no information in my cmd line besides a mode indicator when I switch from normal mode. How can I get the scroll % there?


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From within vim:

:set ruler

To get it permanently, in your vim configuration file, add it without the ::

set ruler
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sigh so simple... Thanks! – Tammer Ibrahim Feb 6 '12 at 17:56

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