43033Re: Strange buffer numbering, b# doesn't work
- Sep 2, 2003Soren Edzen <soredz@...> wrote:
> Hi!Some buffers (help files etc.) do not appear in the buffer list except with
> f I have one or more files open in vim and I open a new file in vim it
> doesn't get the next number in the buffer list. ( 9 instead of 3 etc)
> It's almost as if it's a logaritmic increse of the numbers in the
> buffer list. iI could live with that if wasn't for the fact that the
> > b# doesn't work. When I issue the command :ls no file has the # in
> front of them.
> I have noticed two occations when this occurs. When I open saved
> sessions, the buffers becomes numbered in the described way. The other
> is when I work with files checked out from cvs. I am not sure that it
> has to do with these two occations. They are the only common things
> that I've noticed.
> Can some one please tell what's going on?
> Svren Edzen
some commands like :ls! (with exclamation mark). When you open a new file it
gets the next number after all buffers including "unlisted" buffers; and
IIUC no buffer number gets reused even after :bwipeout.
See :help new-unlisted-buffers for an explanation of what these "unlisted"
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