Insert and write license headers and/or files.
chore: update licenses
fix: copyright.update failing if copyright_holder is a function
fix: change license information



You can also use your local clone with git send-email.


A plugin for easily writing license files and inserting license headers.


First install the plugin with your package manager of choice. Don't know what that is? Check out Paq.

Inside your init.lua file run the following function:

    copyright_holder = 'your name',
    email = 'example@email.com',
    license = 'your license of choice'

For more configuration options and in depth explanation run :help licenses-nvim.Config.


  • LicenseInsert - insert a license on top of your current buffer
  • LicenseFetch - fetch a license from spdx.org
  • LicenseUpdate - update the date in your copyright notice
  • LicenseWrite - write license text to a file


The documentation is in form of a vimdoc file, it contains much more information than this README, check it out by doing :help licenses-nvim.