Re: [vim] howto make menu command depend on mouse click?
- Sven Guckes wrote:
>Menus: I do not think vim can distinguish between different mouse
> From: Olaf Krische <oeschirk@...-berlin.de>
> Newsgroups: comp.editors
> Subject: [vim] mouse in menus
> Date: 29 Jan 2001 20:26:58 GMT
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> Hello all!
> And i come to my questions: is it possible to give a menu item more
> context? Maybe, when i click the left mouse button on a menu item
> the specified command will be executed. And when i click the right button
> on the item, the name for the item will be inserted into the current text.
> When it is possible, where can i get the ideas for doing this?
> The use case:
> In a source file i have a set of functions and attributes defined and
> showed as menu items. I can jump to the positions in the sourcefile of the
> definitions when i click on the menuitem. But sometimes i want to have
> the name of the functions or attributes too for using them in the
> sourcefile. I could of course build two menus, one for jump to the
> positions, one for inserting. But this seems to be a waste of space.
> And btw. is it possible to execute perl source files in vim with using
> the functions of vim for perl? I use perl for creating the menus above,
> but the definition for the commands for perl on one line is very
> ugly. Maybe i just need a little tip, that would be great. :-)
> Thank you!
> Have a nice day and....bye!
event on the menus. Maybe I am wrong, because it can distinguish between
left, right, shift, etc. mouse clicks. I think that vim leaves menus to
the GUI, and only understands one sort of click.
OTOH, you may be able to get what you want using :imenu and :nmenu.
:imenu Mymenu.Foo <CR>Foo<CR>
:nmenu Mymenu.Foo gg/Foo<CR>
Perl: There is a Perl interface for vim, but it is a compile-time
option. Check the output of :version for +perl or -perl or :echo
has("perl"). If your vim has Perl support compiled in then
HTH --Benji Fisher