Re: gvim status line overwriting my echo statements
- Dave Fishburn wrote:
> Vim 6.1.165 W2KI don't understand this. How can updating the status bar overwrite an
> This only occurs with gvim, vim(console) works fine.
> I have a script that loops through all the open buffers looking for a
> The problem only occurs if the string is in a different buffer.
> When it finds it, it building another string.
> This string is then put in the unnamed buffer.
> I also echo the string using the echo command.
> But I issue the echo AFTER I have switched back to the original buffer.
> When the function finishes, the GUI updates the status bar with:
> "procs.sql" 632 lines --43%--
> Which effectively overwrites my echo.
> I looked through the help file, but am not sure what to query on.
> laststatus is the same between them.
"echo" message? Do you mean that the last line is showing that message?
That would be strange, and echo _after_ loading the buffer should
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