Re: How to let gvim start on 2nd monitor
- --On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 8:53 AM, Jeri Raye <jeri.raye@...> wrote:
[...]>> I'm using windows 7 on a laptop with a secondairy monitor which I[...]
>> prefer to use for coding.
Is there something similar in windows 7?I just wrote a simple mapping to do what I needed and put it in my .vimrc:if has("gui_running")" Reposition gvim when using the windows extended monitor" Top and bottomnnoremap <Leader>fx <C-O>:exec 'winpos '.(getwinposx()<0 ? '15' : '15').' '.(getwinposy()<0 ? '17' : '-1192')<CR>" This version will change the font size (since it is bigger) and move the screen." Had to record the X and Y positions since set guifont= will cause the" screen to move under certain cirumstances.nnoremap <Leader>fx :let winx = getwinposx()<CR> \| :let winy = getwinposy()<CR> \| :exec 'set guifont=Bitstream_Vera_Sans_Mono:h'.(winy<0 ? '11' : '11').':b:cANSI'<CR> :echomsg 'executing winpos '.(winx<0 ? '15' : '15').' '.(winy<0 ? '17' : '-1192')<CR> \| :exec 'winpos '.(winx<0 ? '15' : '15').' '.(winy<0 ? '17' : '-1192')<CR>" Left and right monitors" nnoremap <Leader>fx :exec 'winpos '.(getwinposx()<1900 ? '2055' : '276').' 14'<CR>" nnoremap <Leader>fx <C-O>:exec 'winpos '.(getwinposx()<1900 ? '2055' : '276').' 14'<CR>endifNow, I used -1192, since in my latest desk configuration my extended monitor is "above" my laptop. So, these are negative values.But the easiest thing to do is simply start Vim. Move Vim where you want it and then run this::echo getwinposx() getwinposy()HTH,David
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