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Fwd: how to run multiple Vims from Finder

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  • simon
    Message 1 of 2 , May 14, 2003
      > You might also want to put it in your $PATH so you can type "gvim"
      > from the terminal to fire off a new gvim / vim.
      >
      > Different question : when I run vim in a terminal with a "big" font,
      > it displays with the same font - when I run gvim (note gvim, not vim)
      > in its own window, the window size and font size are tiny... I'd like
      > to increase them but I don't know how - does anyone know?
      >
      > cheers
      >
      > .s
      >
      >
      > On Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at 12:26 pm, Gregory Seidman wrote:
      >
      >> On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 01:10:29PM +0200, Evgenii Rudnyi wrote:
      >> } When I am working with several files, I prefer to run several Vim
      >> } applications instead of working with Vim's windows.
      >> }
      >> } When I start Vim from the command like, I have it. Each Vim runs as
      >> a
      >> } separate process and I have what I would like to have.
      >> }
      >> } How to reach the same behavior from Finder? Well, as far as I
      >> } understand, this is more an Apple-related question, but it may be
      >> } someone on this list already solved it.
      >>
      >> The simplest and easiest way is to create a shell script with the .sh
      >> extension that calls vim as you would on the commandline. Make sure
      >> it is
      >> executable, and you should be able to double-click it.
      >>
      >> } Best wishes,
      >> } Evgenii Rudnyi
      >> --Greg
      >>
      >
    • Gregory Seidman
      On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 12:43:37PM +0100, simon wrote: [...] } Different question : when I run vim in a terminal with a big font, } it displays with the same
      Message 2 of 2 , May 14, 2003
        On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 12:43:37PM +0100, simon wrote:
        [...]
        } Different question : when I run vim in a terminal with a "big" font,
        } it displays with the same font - when I run gvim (note gvim, not vim)
        } in its own window, the window size and font size are tiny... I'd like
        } to increase them but I don't know how - does anyone know?

        This is a FAQ. Indeed, I seem to be responsible for having answered it. See
        the third item at http://macvim.swdev.org/OSX/#FAQ

        } cheers
        } .s
        --Greg
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