Hari Krishna Dara wrote:
> "checktime" is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks a lot for letting me
> know this. I should say that, ever since Vim got bloated with features, it
> has become difficult to look for help on something though you know what
> you are looking for. This is not to say that the help files are bad are
> lacking, but there are too many places and too many possible key words to
> look for. And BTW, I would expect a reference to this from the 'autoread'
> help page.
Indirectly there is: Follow the |timestamp| link.
> I am on W2K and consistently get the dialog as soon as the system()
> function returns. It probably is because, gvim window looses focus for a
> short period during the execution of the external command. I think there
> is some inconsistency here.
Problem is that MS-Windows takes away focus when we don't really want
this. That's outside of control of Vim. Adding a global flag to ignore
focus events while inside system() is a bit dirty...
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