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24748Re: Re: opening files in win NT

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  • Carson Wilcox
    Jan 2, 2002
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      Any chance this group could be split into M$ and a *nix groups?

      --- John Kilbourne <jkilbour@...> wrote:
      >I don't know if i messed up somehting in doing this, but I do not
      >have a "gvim.exe" "%1" file, just a gvim.exe, which I have set as the
      >executable. How important is the -space_percent_1 part, and how do I
      >get that file back?
      >------------------ Reply Separator --------------------
      >Originally From: "Alex Angelopoulos" <alex@...>
      >Subject: Re: opening files in win NT
      >Date: 01/01/2002 05:54pm
      >Make sure GVim is set as the registered handler for openiong those,
      >of course. To get it to open correctly, if you go and check the
      >file types, you shuld have something like this defined as the command
      >for opening -
      >"C:\apps\Alt_Edit\Vim\vim60\gvim.exe" "%1"
      >A simple trick I always do is put a shortcut to vim into my "SendTo"
      >folder - this opens things correctly even if there are spaces
      >in the path, since Windows correctly interprets it.
      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: "John Kilbourne" <jkilbour@...>
      >To: <vim@...>
      >Sent: Tuesday/2002 January 01 17:14
      >Subject: opening files in win NT
      >: I have set the Windows Explorer settings (View->Options->FileTypes-
      >: >etc.) to use GVim as the default file opener for C,cpp and other
      >: file extensions, but when I double click on such files I get a blank
      >: gvim window. I must go to File-Open and manually open the file to be
      >: able to edit in GVim. I don't know if this is a Windows problem or a
      >: vim problem, but it is *my* problem. How can I make it so I can
      >: double click on a file to edit it in Windows?
      >: Thank you.
      >: John

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