136330Re: _vimrc not run when invoking gvim on text file from context menu
- Feb 21, 2013I found the solution after a simple read of ":help vimrc". Set the
environment variable VIMINIT to
For any other system or computing environment, I strongly suspect that
one can use whatever path is to your _vimrc if it isn't $USERPROFILE
On Feb 21, 12:54 pm, Paul <paul.domas...@...> wrote:
> In Windows 7, I got a program "pinned" to the taskbar. It is
> basically a shortcut with the "Target" field set to:
> "C:\Program Files (x86)\Vim\vim73\gvim.exe" -u _vimrc
> and the "Start in" field set to $USERPROFILE. The _vimrc is also in
> $USERPROFILE, so it runs when gvim is started.
> However, when I right click on a text file in Windows Explorer and
> choose "Edit with vim", _vimrc is not run. Is something I can do to
> have it run?
> There are restrictions that a solution would have to observe. First
> is that I don't have admin privileges, so I can only stick _vimrc in
> places where $USERNAME can write. Also, $HOME is not a good place for
> it because it is set to a network drive. Finally, since I'm invoking
> gvim from the context menu, I'm not aware of a way to set environment
> variables for such an invocation of vim (unlike the case invoking vim
> from a script or command line).
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