125Re: mac vim tip: changing directories
- Oct 16, 2000Anyone 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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