@tuckerc surround and commentary would be the obvious ones. I also like quick-scope (highlights the best letters to jump to with f/F/t/T), targets (adds and improves some text objects) and mucomplete. I also use Ultisnips to save myself from latex-induced hand cramps :)

@dalz For whatever reason I haven't taken the time to learn surround and commentary. I think they might be the next on my list of "vim skills" to learn.

quick-scope and targets are new ones for me. I just added quick-scope and I might add targets after I learn surround and commentary.

Thanks for enlightening me!

@tuckerc Lately I am actually doing the opposite, getting rid of plugins I don' t really need/use. But I have to say also lately I added `mbbill/undotree`

@jb I debated on including undotree in my list. I have it installed I just don't use it as often as the other ones on my list (but it is a good tool to have when I need it).

@tuckerc Let's see how long undotree sticks with me.

@tuckerc This is v controversial but no vim install is complete for me without NERDTree

@mattrose I agree.

I have NERDTree mapped to `<leader>t` or `,t` because I use it so much. I probably should have included it in my shortlist.

Netrw works in a pinch but I find NERDTree much easier to use and more similar to most modern IDEs.

@tuckerc I actually have NERDTree set to automatically start in gvim and macvim, because that's usually the first thing I do when I open those, but <leader>t sounds a little bit better.

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