Re: How to automatically update the view in a vim when the same file is changed in other vim session?
- On 01/05/10 20:38, Peng Yu wrote:
>See :help FileChangedShell
> On May 1, 10:19 am, Tony Mechelynck<antoine.mechely...@...>
>> On 01/05/10 16:30, Peng Yu wrote:
>>> If I open the same file in two gvim sessions, and modify and write the
>>> file in one session, the other session will be notified. However, this
>>> is not true for vim. Is there a way to configure vim do the same thing?
>> See :help 'autoread'
>> Note that Vim doesn't know that "the other program" which modified the
>> file is another instance of Vim -- it could be anything. Also, this
>> won't work if Vim notices that a 'modified' file has also been modified
>> somewhere else: in this case you will have to decide which changes to trash.
>> Finer control (but also more occasions to shoot yourself in the foot) is
>> afforded by the FileChangedShell autocommand event.
> I type :set autoread in both vim session starting from genome-
> terminal. Then, I write to the file from one vim session, the other
> vim doesn't know the file has been changed. However, gvim knows a file
> has been changed. Therefore, I doubt that it is because of some
> configuration problem.
> Then, what is the different between gvim and vim cause the difference
> in this behavior?
gvim checks the file's timestamp when it regains input focus. Most
console versions cannot detect that they have lost or gained focus, see
":help FocusGained" and ":help FocusLost".
(q.v.) will also trigger the check.
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