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Odd cursor repositioning upon clientserver request

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  • Ben Schmidt
    ... Actually, this isn t MacVim specific as it happens in the GTK GUI, too (change mvim to gvim in the above). Let s see if the vim_dev guys have some ideas/a
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 2, 2008
      Ben Schmidt wrote:
      > Hi, Björn,
      >
      > I've found a few bugs. Here's one:
      >
      > Start a MacVim instance, then run this in a bash shell in Terminal.app or such:
      >
      > while true ; do mvim --remote-expr mode\(\) ; sleep 2 ; done
      >
      > Modify it to reference the correct MacVim instance if necessary using --servername
      > (find it with :echo v:servername). You can enjoy the output scrolling past as you
      > use that MacVim window, but that is irrelevant. This is the oddity: if you enter
      > command-line mode (press ':'), when the remote request is processed, the cursor
      > moves out of the command-line and into the buffer (where it was before entering
      > command-line mode). Further typing moves it back into the command-line, so it is
      > still really there, but something in how MacVim handles remote requests must be
      > moving it when it shouldn't.
      >
      > Cheers,
      >
      > Ben.

      Actually, this isn't MacVim specific as it happens in the GTK GUI, too (change
      mvim to gvim in the above). Let's see if the vim_dev guys have some ideas/a fix or
      whether Bram can add it to the todo!

      Ben.





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