4457Open in tab - was: Vim.app universal - +clientserver?
- May 1, 2007Hello,
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Benji FisherAs Benji suggested, I'm trying my luck here...
>>>> I would like to humbly request adding +clientserver to your
>>>> precompiled package.
>>> I would if I could. This is a programming problem, not a
>>> configuration option.
>> Is there another 'mac'-way to replace --remote-tab ? That is, to open
>> a file in a new tab in the currently open Vim.app-instance?
> You can open a file in an existing instance of Vim.app using
> $ open -a Vim foo.c
> (I think it is a little more complicated. If the running instance was
> started from the Finder or using open, this should work. If it was
> started from the command line, I think a new instance is started.)
> That is only half the battle. I do not know how to get vim to
> a new tab in this situation. Perhaps some autocommand event is
> triggered. You might ask on the vim-mac mailing list for further
Is there a way to get Vim.app to open a file in a new tab in the
currently running instance?
..which works when double-clicking the file in Finder or XCode
as well as from the commandline?
Any ideas are greatly appreciated.