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125Re: mac vim tip: changing directories

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  • G. Mark Stewart
    Oct 16, 2000
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      Anyone know how to get as large a selection of fonts in VIM as
      I do in, say, TexEdit? Or better, how I can design my own fonts?


      Benji Fisher wrote:

      > The most recent version of vim for the Mac includes a file macvimrc
      > based on one I wrote. In particular, there are a couple of lines
      > let HOME = 'Macintosh HD:Desktop Folder:Documents:Benji'
      > let Desktop = 'Macintosh HD:Desktop Folder'
      > which you should probably edit before using. If you decide to use
      > these, you have to remember that these are vim variables, not
      > environment variables. Since you do not want to go around typing
      > :execute "cd" HOME
      > I recommend the following vim command:
      > " Since environment variables are not allowed on the Mac, the following
      > " lines allow us to do
      > " :CD HOME
      > " :CD Desktop
      > command! -nargs=1 -complete=var CD execute "cd" <args>
      > Because of the completion, you may be able to type "D<Tab>" instead of "Desktop".
      > --Benji Fisher
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