95333Re: MS Windows filename~
- Sep 1, 2008On Sunday 31 August 2008 11:36:22 pm Ben Schmidt wrote:
> Jack T Mudge III wrote:Heh. Never used the windows version. Actually, I haven't used windows much
> > On Sunday 31 August 2008 06:29:23 am Bev in TX wrote:
> >> Under MS Windows, when I edit a file "myfile", then when I exit gvim I
> >> aways see "myfile~" in addition to my regular file.
> >> Is there a way in which I can prevent that from occurring?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Bev in TX
> > :set nobackup
> > (see also :help backup)
> > hope it helps :)
> And I'll just put in a plug for *not* sourcing mswin.vim which is
> probably what is setting 'backup' in the first place, and in the opinion
> of myself and a number of others, messing up other things as well.
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at all for the last ... 6 years or so... last version I used regularly was
2k. I had XP on a system for a couple weeks, but that was right around the
time I finally got fed up with windows and switched to linux. Haven't used
it since except for a copy of XP I keep in a VM for the unfortunate few
websites that check the browser they're running and refuse anything except
IMO, i'd just correct the flaws in my .vimrc file (or whatever the
equivalent is in windows), and leave the rest intact. I'm sure that file
has some purposes other than messing things up. Alternatively, just edit
the file to your liking :)
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