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140937Re: Avoid switching files with ctrl-o

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  • Gary Johnson
    Jan 22, 2014
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      On 2014-01-22, Paul wrote:
      > On Wednesday, January 22, 2014 8:00:09 PM UTC-5, Gary Johnson wrote:
      > >On 2014-01-22, Paul wrote:
      > >> I like navigating through old cursor positions with ctrl-o and
      > >> ctrl-i. However, I don't necessarily like the way it switches
      > >> files sometimes. I end up writing the current file before
      > >> switching files, and when I go back to the original file, Undo no
      > >> longer works. Is there a way to prevent ctrl-o from switching
      > >> files? How about preventing this only when ctrl-o is invoked from
      > >> a macro such as one defined using one of the :map variations?
      > >
      > > It sounds like the problem may not be that Ctrl-O switches files but
      > > that switching files loses your undo history. If that's the case,
      > > then see
      > >
      > > :help undo-persistence
      > Actually, I want to avoid switching files as well. That's the
      > main problem for me, the undo is just icing on the problem. Is
      > that possible (avoiding the file switch, preferrably selectively,
      > such as in a macro)?

      Others here may have some ideas, but there is no way that I know of.


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