Add new line below and above in normal mode

2 Points

If you want create a new blank line below and above without leaving normal mode you have to create some mappings, this is my solution for that.

" Insert new line above and below in normal mode
" unimpaired uses --> [<space ]<space>
nnoremap <CR> :call append(line('.'), '')<CR>
nnoremap <A-CR> :call append(line('.')-1, '')<CR>