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44819RE: How to increase the height of the command line

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    Nov 3, 2003
      Patrick Williamson wrote:

      > this is along the lines of a feature that is in Vi but not in Vim (on
      > winxp, anyway).
      >
      > if, in 'vi', you press 'Q', you get a command-line that doesn't
      > disappear when you type your next command. so, for example, you can
      > type Qf<return> (to list the filename), or Qls<return> to list all
      > files in current directory, and then continue typing commands (whilst
      > retaining the command output), until typing "vi" to return to normal
      > mode.
      >
      > is there a way of achieving this in 'vim'?

      Vim does this already. But some people have mapped "Q" to "gq" (myself
      included), because older versions of Vim used "Q" for formatting.
      Check your vimrc file(s) for a Q mapping.

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