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  • Phil Dobbin
    ... Excellent. Thanks very much. Cheers, Phil... -- currently (ab)using CentOS 5.8 & 6.3, Debian Squeeze & Wheezy, Fedora Beefy & Spherical, OS X Snow Leopard
    Message 1 of 38 , Nov 30, 2012
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      On 11/30/2012 04:01 PM, Reid Thompson wrote:

      > On Fri, 2012-11-30 at 15:33 +0000, Phil Dobbin wrote:
      >> On 11/30/2012 03:28 PM, Reid Thompson wrote:
      >>
      >>> On Fri, 2012-11-30 at 15:12 +0000, Phil Dobbin wrote:
      >>>> On 11/30/2012 01:30 PM, Reid Thompson wrote:
      >>>>
      >>>>> On Thu, 2012-11-29 at 17:07 -0800, Bee wrote:
      >>>>>> If you are looking for an email client
      >>>>>> that can use vim as the editor,
      >>>>>> I am happy with Sylpheed,
      >>>>>> Simple and fast.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Bill
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>
      >>>>> you can configure evolution and thunderbird to use gvim as an external
      >>>>> editor - I'm using gvim with evolution to compose this email.
      >>>>
      >>>> Is Thunderbird integration via a plugin as I can see nothing in
      >>>> Thunderbird 16.0.2 on Linux to suggest it's natively integrated?
      >>
      >>> search addons for 'external editor'
      >>
      >> On Fedora 17 & TBird 16.0.2, all I get is 'Saved Passwords Editor' &
      >> 'External Email Alert'.
      >>
      >> Cheers,
      >>
      >> Phil...
      >>
      >
      > go here http://globs.org/articles.php?lng=en&pg=2
      > click on the download tab at the top
      > select external editor
      > download version 1.0.0
      > install it using the tbird addons page
      > restart
      > go to the addons page and select the preferences button for external
      > editor
      > in the field, type
      > gvim -f
      > click ok
      >
      > click write to open an new composer window
      > click on view/toolbars/customize
      > drag the external editor button on to the toolbar
      > click the 'Gvim' button
      > compose
      > :wq
      > CTRL-E

      Excellent. Thanks very much.

      Cheers,

      Phil...

      --
      currently (ab)using
      CentOS 5.8 & 6.3, Debian Squeeze & Wheezy, Fedora Beefy & Spherical, OS
      X Snow Leopard & Ubuntu Precise & Quantal
    • Christian Brabandt
      Hi vim_use! ... Here is it: http://www.256bit.org/~chrisbra/cms/vim_as_e-mail_editor.html Mit freundlichen Grüßen Christian -- Was sind Tragödien anders
      Message 38 of 38 , Dec 4, 2012
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        Hi vim_use!

        On Sa, 01 Dez 2012, Christian Brabandt wrote:

        > Hi Chris!
        >
        > On Fr, 30 Nov 2012, Chris Lott wrote:
        >
        > > On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 1:22 AM, Christian Brabandt <cblists@...> wrote:
        > > >
        > > > I use several handwritten plugin for fixing wrongly encoded characters
        > > > (e.g. change Ä into Ä and several others),
        > > > Deleting quoted Signatures, adding my Signature, changing subject,
        > > > setting options (textwidth, expandtab, formatoptions), reformatting the
        > > > text, spellchecking (this plugin was made before spell checking was
        > > > available in Vim), inserting special text, as well as custom completion
        > > > for addresses and attaching files (this functionality is available in
        > > > my CheckAttach plugin for use with mutt).
        > >
        > > Any chance you would share any of these?
        >
        > Let me first document this a little bit. Currently it is just a bunch of
        > files and a little bit messy to share. I'll update here when I have
        > written down this a little bit, so you can more easily select what you
        > need.

        Here is it:
        http://www.256bit.org/~chrisbra/cms/vim_as_e-mail_editor.html

        Mit freundlichen Grüßen
        Christian
        --
        "Was sind Tragödien anders als versifizierte Passionen solcher
        Leute, die sich aus den äußern Dingen ich weiß nicht was machen?"
        -- Goethe, Maximen und Reflektionen, Nr. 157

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