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How to insert unicode in vim

Today I learned how to insert unicode in Vim. It’s simple:

In insert mode, type Ctrl+V, then type u, then type the hex unicode.

You can also type character like escape (shown as ^[) or carriage return (shown as ^M) by typing Esc or Enter respectively.

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