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Re: winpos works if I source .vimrc but not on startup

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  • Tony Mechelynck
    On Nov 27, 11:36 am, Tony Mechelynck ... oops, hit Send too fast ... Best regards, Tony. -- BROTHER MAYNARD: Armaments Chapter
    Message 1 of 5 , Nov 27, 2012
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      On Nov 27, 11:36 am, Tony Mechelynck <antoine.mechely...@...>
      wrote:
      > On Nov 27, 8:24 am, Chris Lott <ch...@...> wrote:
      >
      > > I have the following in my .vimrc:
      > > :winpos 30 30
      >
      > > However, when I start MacVim, the window position doesn't get set
      > > properly. But if I source my .vimrc with a window open, the position
      > > is set correctly (the window jumps to the proper position).
      >
      > > How can I get the window to the right position upon startup?
      >
      > > c
      > > --
      > > Chris Lott <ch...@...>
      >
      > :winpos {xvalue} {yvalue} is one of the few settings which is supposed
      > to be "remembered until GUI startup" if you use it before the GUI has
      > started. I don't know what the differences are in this respect between
      > MacVim and the other flavours of gvim, but if you suspect that the
      > command is issued "too early", you can move it into an autocommand for
      > the GUIEnter event, which is triggered immediately after successfully
      > starting the GUI and opening the GUI window, before the VimEnter event
      > for GUI Vim.
      >
      oops, hit Send too fast
      > see
      :help GUIEnter
      :help autocmd.txt

      Best regards,
      Tony.
      --
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