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Re: Why MacVim?

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  • Hisashi T Fujinaka
    ... I m the fink maintainer for vim and I use a command-line version more often than MacVim, but I still have it around for right-click-opening documents. --
    Message 1 of 7 , Feb 28, 2012
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      On Tue, 28 Feb 2012, Tim Gray wrote:

      > On Feb 27, 2012 at 09:02 PM -0800, John Hinnegan wrote:
      >> Maybe there's a good page you can point me to?
      >
      > I mainly use MacVim over console vim because of the ability to double click
      > files in the OS and have them open in my editor, as well as other OS
      > integrations features. Things like Quick Cursor, which let me pop open the
      > contents of any text form in MacVim (useful for editing long posts in Safari
      > for example). However, I have my vim setup so if I need to use console vim,
      > it works pretty much the same, minus the OS integration stuff. I use the
      > same vimrc on linux computers too.
      >
      > Try it out, see if you like it. As others stated, it doesn't overwrite or
      > preclude your ability to use vim in a terminal. In fact, I use mutt as my
      > mail client and write all mails (including this one) in console vim.

      I'm the fink maintainer for vim and I use a command-line version more
      often than MacVim, but I still have it around for right-click-opening
      documents.

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      Hisashi T Fujinaka - htodd@...
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