Re: VIM 7.0 and using shell command (including Pine)
- Chris Judson wrote:
> Folk,When Vim runs a shell, it's just invoking the program given in 'shell'.
> I've run 6.3 with little issues to keep me from running shell commands,
> but since I've entered the Visual world, things are a bit different.
> I tried to scope the archives on this before posting, but my apologies
> to those who may tire of newbie questions:
> When I run the :sh command and then enter Pine (I like the text email),
> I get a weird error message:
> "Your terminal, of type "dumb", is lacking functions needed to run pine."
> What's the cause of the error and how can I fix it?
Which doesn't include running a terminal emulator.
Better to do the opposite: run Pine from a Terminal window, and tell it
to use Vim as the editor.
Or maybe you could make an Applescript to fire up a Terminal window with
Pine, and then
:shell open myScript.scpt