I mean when I’m editing or reading in vim I need to keep some words or sentences in MySQL database automatically only by hitting a shortcut key.

  • This question: softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/q/13841/6834 might be related if you can import your data from a text file
    – Tymric
    Jun 12 '15 at 7:19
  • It might be more easily doable with emacs than with vim Jun 13 '15 at 5:51
  • @BasileStarynkevitch Thanks for your recommendation anyway. But so far as I know Vim is more popular than Emacs, which can be proved by searching Vim [Viml] and Emacs [Lisp] on GitHub and looking at the amont of results and stars of those listed on the top. Then I thought Vim users could gain more support from a larger community.
    – Lerner
    Jun 15 '15 at 7:39

Here is a Vim script to do that:


Set the database connection details at line 29.

License: MIT

  • I will definitively upvote this, as it is the best answer that can be hoped for by a question lacking so much detail. OP, please note that you will need to install Mysql and have it running; you will also need to know SQL in order to recode the fine example given to meet your needs. Dec 13 '16 at 8:27

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