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Re: can :sp borrow something from :b

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  • Jim Green
    ... this is great. have used vim for about 10 years and never heard about such a nice thing. thanks! ... -- -- You received this message from the vim_use
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 1, 2013
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      On 1 March 2013 16:38, Ben Fritz <fritzophrenic@...> wrote:
      > On Friday, March 1, 2013 2:36:45 PM UTC-6, Jim Green wrote:
      >> Dear list:
      >> assume i have two buffers in my vim session
      >>
      >> 1 abc.txt
      >> 2 xyz.txt
      >>
      >> I am currently in buffer 1 abc.txt
      >>
      >> I can use :b z and tab completion to open buffer 2 xyz.txt because vim is smart to determine that only buffer 2 has letter z in its name
      >>
      >> now I want use :sp z to have the same smartness but it doesn't seem to work that way. I can only sp #2 to split the second buffer.
      >>
      >> Could anyone share some ideas?
      >>
      >> Thanks!
      >> Jim.
      >
      > Use :sb (short for :sbuffer) instead of :sp or :b

      this is great. have used vim for about 10 years and never heard about
      such a nice thing. thanks!
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