Vim Paste Turning Off Autoindent

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/2514445/turning-off-auto-indent-when-pasting-text-into-vim

To turn off autoindent when you paste code, there’s a special “paste” mode.

Type

:set paste

Then paste your code. Note that the text in the tooltip now says -- INSERT (paste) --.

After you pasted your code, turn off the paste-mode, so that auto-indenting when you type works correctly again.

:set nopaste

However, I always found that cumbersome. That’s why I map <F3> such that it can switch between paste and nopaste modes while editing the text! I add this to .vimrc

set pastetoggle=<F3> [Read More]