Re: New vs split
- On Monday, February 4, 2013 9:48:40 AM UTC-6, vtadipatri wrote:
> Is there a difference between new and split? If they're the same, isI *think* the only difference is when you don't specify a file name, :new and :vnew give you an empty buffer, but :split and :vsplit use the current buffer.
> one considered more 'standard'? Or if they're different, when would
> you use one versus the other? I think both have vertical equivalents
> right (vnew and vsplit)?
I'm not 100% certain on that however.
:help :split_f is the entry for both :split and :new commands, so probably this is the case.
I normally use :new or :e when creating a new file and :sp or CTRL-W_S to create new splits on an existing buffer, but I don't *need* to do it that way.
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