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104747Re: Opening compressed files without .gz extension

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  • Reid Thompson
    Jun 3, 2009
      On Wed, 2009-06-03 at 13:21 -0400, Keith Kaple wrote:
      > What is the easiest way to add a file extension so that vim sees it as a compressed file and uses the builtin ability to open compressed files?
      >
      > I'm faced with a process that produces .gzo files (gzip format) that can be opened with 'zcat foo.gzo | vim -', but seems it would be cleaner to be able to "alias" any .gzo extension to be treated as a .gz, not sure how to do that..
      >
      > Tried hacking gzip.vim plugin but couldn't get that to work. Any suggestions?
      >


      may be of use
      http://vimdoc.sourceforge.net/htmldoc/autocmd.html#gzip-example

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