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Re: Cutting and pasting across vim sessions

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  • Serge Pirotte
    In your vimrc, if you include the line: set clipboard=unnamed pressing y will copy the selected text to the clipboard. Regarda, Serge ... -- You received
    Message 1 of 4 , Jun 8, 2012
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      In your vimrc, if you include the line:
      set clipboard=unnamed
      pressing 'y' will copy the selected text to the clipboard.

      Regarda,
      Serge

      On Jun 7, 5:31 pm, Andy Todd <and...@...> wrote:
      > On 8/06/12 7:30 AM, Andy Todd wrote:
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      > > On 8/06/12 12:33 AM, Dave wrote:
      > >> Hi,
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      > >> I'm using vim 7.3 on Mac 10.7.4. If I am editing a file using vim, I
      > >> can copy text by highlighting it and pressing 'y'. How can I paste
      > >> that text into another file, that is, after I close the file I'm
      > >> currently in (by doing Esc + ":q") and then opening a new file?
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      > >> I remember being able to do this on a Linux instance of vim, but I
      > >> can't remember how to configure vim to get this to happen.
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      > >> Thanks, - Dave
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      > > "+y will copy your selection to the clipboard. I haven't tried it on
      > > command line vim on the Mac but it works on every other platform.
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      > > Regards,
      > > Andy
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      > Oh, and "+gP will paste from the clipboard.
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      > Regards,
      > Andy
      > --
      >  From the desk of Andrew J Todd esq -http://www.halfcooked.com/

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