Re: vimrc encoding
- Bjoern Jacke wrote:
> I switch between UTF-8 and latin1 locales from time to time. DoesBest is to avoid non-ASCII characters in the generic file and load an
> anyone know how to tell vim which encoding its own vimrc is? Vim
> should know that to correctly replace text containing non-ascii
> characters from vimrc's "ab" and "iab" commands for example. I
> have to decide if I make my vimrc utf-8 encoded or latin1 encoded
> and working in a locale with the other encoding will not work right.
> It would be nice if I could just put a modeline into my vimrc and
> tell it about it's fileencoding at that place but that does not
> work this way. Any ideas?
encoding-specific script file when needed.
An alternative is using ":scriptencoding". But conversion may fail
silently, thus be careful with this.
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