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137324Re: How can I open help in the current window?

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  • Jorge
    Apr 22, 2013
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      On Monday, April 22, 2013 7:56:51 AM UTC-5, Phil Dobbin wrote:
      > On 22/04/2013 11:37, Thiago Padilha wrote:
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      > > I googled about this but only found how to open in a vertical split or
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      > > in a full window. I cannot find how can I navigate to help without
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      > > splitting or breaking my current layout.
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      > > Normally I already have two windows splitting the screen vertically and
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      > > would like to open help in the current window then navigate back with
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      > > ctrl+o. Any easy way to accomplish that?
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      > I use:
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      > ':h foo.txt | only' to get the help files in the current window only but
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      > I'm unaware of a key command to return you back.
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      > I'm sure there is one & somebody will enlighten us with it shortly ;-)
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      > Cheers,
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      > Phil...

      I am sure there are better ways but you can use tabs:
      :tab help whatever

      then either move back gt (either gt or gT) or close the tab window (:tabclose or ctrl-w+c or :q ...)

      Regards,

      Helder

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