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19250Re: _vimrc not being read

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  • Benji Fisher
    Jul 1, 2001
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      antilyrical@... wrote:
      > I am using gvim version 5.8 on Win98. My _vimrc file isn't being read
      > on startup. The first line says "set nocompatible" but when I go to
      > the menu item "Edit" and choose options, it is set to "cp" instead
      > of "nocp". The same is true if I use a _gvimrc file as well.
      > Any ideas on what I'm doing wrong?

      In what directories are gvim.exe and _vimrc ? Inside Vim, what do you
      get from

      :echo expand("$VIM")

      and what happens if you try

      :e $VIM/_vimrc

      to edit your vimrc file?

      HTH --Benji Fisher
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