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Re: filter output to scratch buffer

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  • bill lam
    ... That position at the bottom of buffer, I added an extra 0 to bring the cursor to the first line. -- regards,
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 30, 2010
      sab, 30 Jan 2010, bill lam skribis:
      > ven, 29 Jan 2010, Bob Hiestand skribis:
      > > On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 9:50 PM, bill lam <cbill.lam@...> wrote:
      > > > I map F5 to search dictionary with
      > > >
      > > > nmap <F5> :!dict <cword> <CR>
      > > >
      > > > The output is quite long and also it may contain some info that I
      > > > would like to copy.  Is it possible to redirect the output to a new
      > > > scratch buffer?
      > >
      > > You could do something like the following:
      > >
      > > :nmap <F5> :let dictScratch=system('dict ' .
      > > expand('<cword>'))<CR>:new<CR>:0put =dictScratch<CR>:set
      > > buftype=nofile<CR>
      >
      > Thank you Bob, it works nicely.

      That position at the bottom of buffer, I added an extra 0<CR> to bring
      the cursor to the first line.

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