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  • Chris Jones
    ... I try to stick to just one vim instance and basically never quit.. What I do is that I periodically take a look at my buffer list and issue a bunch of :bw
    Message 1 of 45 , Jan 2, 2010
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      On Sat, Jan 02, 2010 at 10:19:50AM EST, Shawn H Corey wrote:
      > Dennis German wrote:
      > > Happy New Year to all. :w
      > >
      > > An earlier post mentioned having files ending up with
      > > :q in them.
      > >
      > > When I'm done editing, I always use :x and
      > > only use :q when I didn't make any changes
      > > ( of course :q! when I didn't mean to make any changes).
      > > Is this just a matter of personal preference and
      > > does everyone else use :w:q or something else??
      > >
      >
      > I use :q because it gives me more control. When I program, it's not
      > unusual for me to have several instances of gvim running, each with two
      > or three files opened. This is to coordinate the activities that are
      > distributed among them. But when things finally work, any pending
      > changes are not part of the test. :q will complain if there are any
      > unwritten changes. I then do u^R to move the cursor to the last change
      > and decide if I want to keep it.

      I try to stick to just one vim instance and basically never quit..

      What I do is that I periodically take a look at my buffer list and issue
      a bunch of :bw commands for those buffers I know I won't need in the
      foreseeable future.

      CJ

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    • Reid Thompson
      ... for what it s worth, gedit has a vi plugin also as does netbeans and eclipse (although the eclipse one may not be free -- can t recall) -- You received
      Message 45 of 45 , Mar 10, 2010
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        On Wed, 2010-03-10 at 12:23 -0800, Olivier Guéry wrote:
        >
        > On Mar 8, 10:14 pm, Dotan Cohen <dotanco...@...> wrote:
        > with it. Waiting for an editor to be the on of my dreams !
        > >
        > > Kate, the KDE Advanced Text Editor, has a VI mode and supports
        > > proportional fonts! To get the feature in Koffice, please comment in
        > > support of this feature request:
        > >
        > > VI mode, like Kate hashttps://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=219889
        >
        > Thank’s for the vi mode in kate. I’ve seen this time ago.
        > I search but can’t find a way to change the keybinding of the vi mode
        > (as a vim user (and phisiotherapist, I like ergonomy, so I use a
        > french dvorak layout call bépo).
        >
        > Regards.
        > Olivier.
        >
        for what it's worth,
        gedit has a vi plugin also
        as does netbeans and eclipse (although the eclipse one may not be free
        -- can't recall)

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