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Re: Is it possible to redirect the output of shell command to QuickFix?

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  • Dahong Tang
    ... Ah, I didn t know the cexpr command. Thank you! -- -- You received this message from the vim_use maillist. Do not top-post! Type your reply below the
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 27, 2013
      On Saturday, July 27, 2013 11:09:17 PM UTC-5, Suresh Govindachar wrote:
      > On 7/27/2013 7:27 PM, Dahong Tang wrote:
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      > > Hi,
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      > >
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      > > The command :%! ls -al redirects the output of the shell command, in this case ls -al, to the current buffer. But instead of the current buffer, I want to redirect the output of shell command to QuickFix. Does anyone know if this is possible? If so, can you please give an example? Thanks!
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      > >
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      > Browsing :help quickfix and using some other info, the following is
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      > likely to do what you are seeking to do:
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      > :cexpr system('ls -al') | copen
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      > --Suresh

      Ah, I didn't know the cexpr command. Thank you!

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