Re: Help with MacVim Classic
- At 22:48 Uhr +0200 2002-09-30, Alexandru Tudor Constantinescu wrote:
>Dear Mr. Kielhorn, Dear Mr. Fisher (sorry for "cross-posting")My current version is 6.1.188. I will upload a new version soon.
>Few days ago I installed MacVim, the latest version, 6.1.173
>(VIM - Vi IMproved 6.1 (2002 Mar 24, compiled Sep 1 2002 10:56:55)
>MacOS version Included patches: 1-171)
>(whoops, now I see that patches included are 1-171, where's the
>To be honest, I never tried to print from Vim. But I get the same error.
>I have to say that I am pretty used to Vim, but under IRIX, not
>MacOS 9. I am not particularly fond of MacOS 9, but that's what I
>have to work on and I think Vim is quite great for quickly editing
>1. Printing: trying to use the File/Print menu (or :hardcopy) gives
>me the following error message:
>E456: Can't open file "MacintoshHD:Applications (Mac OS
>Trying to copy/paste the filename and :e it works fine, which means
>that the file is there and that the version of Vim I am using does
>take "/" as path separator, as it is stated in the docs. So where
>and what am I doing wrong?
>2. tab-completion works only if there are no spaces in the directoryYou can :cd to the directory with the space and continue from there.
>names. Now, personally I think it's not a bad idea to avoid spaces
>in filenames, but I am not sure whether renaming folders like
>"Applications (Mac OS 9)" would not cause major problems. Is there a
>workaround for this?
Or use :browse e and the file selector.
>3. Is there a way to drag'n drop 2 or more files on the Vim icon andNo, you have to :split :n.
>have multiple windows open? (like `vim -o foo bar' under unix)
>(Yet another) problem: if I double-click a file to open it in Vim, IThis was corrected in my local version of 6.1.178 and reappeared in 6.1.188.
>get to the "hit enter to continue" prompt. Above it it's only the
>filename, no. of lines and characters. Is there a way around?
>(there's no error message to be shortened by shortmess and
>laststatus is set to 2
I will include the patch in the next version I release. Probably this weekend.
>01307 DresdenI hope everything is dry at your place.
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