Unfortunately, Apple discontinued loading plugins in Xcode 14.
Until software like SIMBL is available to load libraries, XVim cannot be made to work with Xcode 14+.
XVim2 is a Vim plugin for Xcode intending to offer a compelling Vim experience without the need to give up any Xcode features.
Use https://github.com/XVimProject/XcodeIssues to keep track Xcode Vim keybinding issues
$ git clone https://github.com/XVimProject/XVim2.git $ cd XVim2
xcode-selectpoints to your Xcode:
$ xcode-select -p /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer
If this doesn't show your Xcode application path, use
xcode-select -s /path/to/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer to set the correct path.
git checkout a branch for your Xcode version. See Branches and Releases section for more information.
.xvimrcas you need.
NOTE: This method have issue for sign-in to Apple ID via Xcode on Big Sur. #340
If you see something like the following:
XVim hasn't confirmed the compatibility with your Xcode, Version X.X Do you want to compile XVim with support Xcode Version X.X at your own risk?
y to use XVim with your Xcode version (even if XVim is not confirmed to work with that version of Xcode).
defaults delete com.apple.dt.Xcode DVTPlugInManagerNonApplePlugIns-Xcode-X.X (X.X is your Xcode version)
Then relaunch Xcode and choose 'Yes' to load XVim.
NOTE: SIMBL plugin system required disabling some security feature to work on recently macOS.
Setup MacForge with disabling Library-Validation and System Integrity Protection (SIP).
Reboot your mac to take effect disabling Library-Validation.
$ make simbl
|Xcode||OS security configuration||loading system||x64||arm64|
|re-codesign (occur Apple ID login problem on BigSur)||any||Xcode Plugin||✅||✅|
|original||disable Library-Validation and SIP||✅||✅|
|SIMBL||✅||MacForge 1.1.0 not yet support M1|
master: for the lastest GM Xcode.
develop: for the next beta Xcode and develop.
Please use appropriate tags or branches.
For easy bugfixes and typo fixes, please open a pull request to the
For a new feature or adding support for a beta version of Xcode, please open a pull request
$ make uninstall
Delete the following directories:
See separate FeatureList.md
Unfortunately XVim sometimes crashes Xcode. We are working on eliminating all the bugs, but it's really hard work. All bug reports are appreciated, and they are especially helpful when they include the following information:
When it is hard to solve a problem with information above, take debug log according to the following movie please.
We appreciate if you write test case for the bug. Read "Write test" section in Documents/Developsers/PullRequest.md how to write test case. You do not need to update any source code but just write 7 items explained there in an issue you create.
If you fix a bug by yourself and add new feature, see here.
XVim supports Bountysource. If you want to solve your issue sooner make bounty on your issue is one option. A contributer should work on it preferentially (not guaranteed though). To make bounty visit following link and go to "Issue" tab. Select your issue and make bounty on it.
If you think the plugin is useful, please donate. There are two options you can take. Donate for Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief or back the project via BountySource. There is no rule that you cannot take both :) .
Since I do not intend make money from this project, I am directing donations to the people suffering from the damage of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Please donate directly through the Paypal donation site below, as this will put more money to good use by reducing the transfer fee.
Since no messages are sent when you donate from the paypal link, you could also write a donation message on Message Board. I(we) would really appreciate it, and it will really motivate me(us)!
If you like to help and enhance the project directly consider backing this project via BountySource. You can back the team (which means you support the entire project) or you can make bounty on a specific issue. (If you have any bugs to be fixed or features to be implemented not in issues yet you can make one.)
See contributors page in github repository. https://github.com/XVimProject/XVim2/contributors