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50249Re: functions for several modes?

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  • Steve Hall
    May 18, 2004
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      From: Jorge Almeida, May 18, 2004 5:25 PM
      >
      > On Tue, 18 May 2004, Steve Hall wrote:
      > > > Thanks. My experience with vim programming is very limited, and I
      > > > find difficult to understand the possibilities of the embedded
      > > > programming language (does it have a name?).
      > >
      > > I've always called it Vimscript.
      >
      > Is there documentation about it besides the two vim books we all
      > know? (i mean, does it come from vi or somewhere else?)

      The online help is an excellent double-volume book sized reference,
      too. I highly recommend reading the intro, options.txt and eval.txt
      sections.

      According to :help author, Vim comes from Stevie (based on Vi).

      > > > The single menu solution is necessary, since otherwise a few
      > > > functions would fill the menu!
      > >
      > > No, Vim only displays the menu for the mode you are currently in,
      > > i.e., only one menu would be displayed at a time in my example.
      >
      > I think it can display a menu for all modes if defined with :amenu.
      > The problem is what function does it call.

      Exactly!


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      Steve Hall [ digitect@... ]
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