Bookmarking a checkpoint will help you get back to it intermidately. Ex: your have to find some text to replace something but want to return back current position.
Set a mark
- [NORMAL MODE] , type
mthen follow by a letter from a-z (lowercase is filescope, uppercase for global scope - vim scope)
Go to a mark
- [NORMAL MODE] , type backstick ` then follow by the letter your marked above.
List all current marks
- [NORMAL MODE],
- It shows all marks included special ones :
|`.||jump to position where last change occurred in current buffer|
|`”||jump to position where last exited current buffer|
|`0||jump to position in last file edited (when exited Vim)|
|‘’||jump back (to line in current buffer where jumped from)|
|``||jump back (to position in current buffer where jumped from)|
TIPS : Can use it as a motion with