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Re: Starting a new instance from the command line?

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  • Raffi
    ... Ohhhh didn t think of that, thanks! --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message from the vim_mac maillist. For more
    Message 1 of 9 , Jun 29, 2008
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      On Jun 29, 7:00 pm, Nico Weber <nicolaswe...@...> wrote:
      > >>> Hello. Is it possible to use the mvim command from the command line
      > >>> and start a new instance of mac vim instead of it creating a new
      > >>> window in an existing instance? In fact, the functionality I am
      > >>> requesting is exactly that of gvim :) Thanks!
      >
      > >> no. If you want that functionality, you can use the carbon vim
      > >> available from macvim.org or vim-cocoa. It's not possible to run two
      > >> instances of MacVim simultaneously (without modifying MacVim's
      > >> Info.plist for every new instance). Why do you want several  
      > >> instances?
      >
      > > Ah, well I usually have some mac vim instance up with some document
      > > but in the meantime I write many emails using mutt. The email comes  
      > > up in
      > > a new tab with my documents which is a bit odd. I thought there may  
      > > have
      > > been some command line parameter to do so.
      >
      > if you set EDITOR to `mvim -f`, mutt should open a new window, not a  
      > new tab. Do you have "Open files from other applications in a new tab  
      > in the current window" set in the preferences (⌘,) perhaps?

      Ohhhh didn't think of that, thanks!
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