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918Re: yet another new binary for OSX

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  • Benji Fisher
    Apr 5, 2003
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      Florent Pillet wrote:
      >> it is set to "mac". If 'nocompatible' is later set (e.g., because Vim
      >> finds a user vimrc file) then, since this option has already been
      >> modified, it never gets set to its vim default of "unix,dos". I
      >> should'a known better!
      >
      >
      > Would there be a way for VIM to check the file on open and adjust the
      > file format on the fly? It is a pain when you are working with files in
      > various formats...

      Yes, this is what happens if you add the line

      :set ffs=unix,dos,mac

      (or some other permutation) to your vimrc file. I tried doing this in the
      system vimrc file, and am still not sure why it did not work....

      :help 'ffs'

      HTH --Benji Fisher
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