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I want to save my opened file without exit in vim using shortcut keystrokes, the way we use

shift + ZZ to save and exit.

Does anyone know how to do it?

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    you mean shorter than :w?
    – pseyfert
    Feb 22, 2017 at 10:53
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    You could put nnoremap ZS :w<cr> into your .vimrc.
    – Toothrot
    Feb 22, 2017 at 12:50
  • @Toothort thanks for help :) I did the same ..it worked !! Feb 22, 2017 at 14:09

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Toothrot answered this in the comments:

You could put nnoremap ZS :w<cr> into your .vimrc

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  • Alternatively, you can map it to nnoremap ZS :up<cr>. (:update saves the file only if it was changed) It behaves better it you have some scripts that trigger when the file is saved.
    – NO_NAME
    Apr 26, 2020 at 17:23

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