> Under Windows, I always invoke gvim with:
> "C:\Program Files\Vim\vim63\gvim.exe" -n --remote-silent filename.txt
> so that I don't get multiple copies of vim running. (I use an alias;
> I don't type this manually.) This works, except for two things:
> 1. If I don't give a filename, gvim goesn't start at all. I get an
> error about there not being an argument after --remote-silent. I'd
> like gvim to start up anyway, with an empty file.
> 2. If I do give filename.txt, I get gvim running with two buffers: one
> empty and one with filename.txt. Is there a way to avoid having the
> empty buffer created?
Sorry -- I know the answer (a .BAT file that checks if a vim server
is already up and then behaves depending on this). I have already
tried two times to post this, but without success.