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Quicktask is a lightweight Vim task management plugin.

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Quicktask is a lightweight but feature-rich task management plugin designed to easily and effectively track a list of tasks, their added and completed dates, time spent, notes, and so forth. Inspired by the todolist Vim syntax scheme created by Eric Talevich, Quicktask marries sensible and legible text coloration with keyboard shortcuts to keep you typing tasks rather than metadata.

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Quicktask is designed to be deployed as a Pathogen (or Vundle, etc.) bundle. Typically you would simply add the Git repository as a sub-module of your Vim configuration, or clone it into your bundles folder.

If you do not use Git to manage your Vim configuration, you can simply clone the repository into your

$ cd ~/.vim
$ git clone bundles/vim-quicktask

If you do use Git to manage your Vim configuration and you want to add Quicktask as a submodule, you would instead run these commands:

$ cd ~/.vim
$ git submodule add bundles/vim-quicktask
$ git submodule init
$ git submodule update

If you are using Windows, it's recommended that you use Cygwin. In Cygwin the process is basically the same except that you would

into your Vim runtime directory rather than


If you are using Pathogen, just run

after installing the plugin (with a capital "H"). If you are not using Pathogen, you need to run the regular
command on the
folder of the plugin. Normally it would be something like:
:helptags ~/.vim/bundle/quicktask/doc

Once help tags have been generated, you can simply run

:h quicktask
to open the full manual.


Quicktask is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

Quicktask is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with Quicktask. If not, see

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