Re: Question on :split
- On Sat, 30 Aug 2003, Antoine J. Mechelynck wrote:
> "Klaus Bosau" <kbosau@...> wrote:Hi Antoine,
>> I'm wondering whether there's a command that opens a new window to the
>> left of the current window while still keeping the current windows's
>> position on the screen..
> IIUC, what you want is a command similar to :vsplit, but which would
> alter the gvim window's posieion and size to accomodate the new buffer
> window. If that is what you want, the answer (AFAIK) is no. The only
> ways (that I know of) to modify the gvim window's size and position
> from within gvim (i.e., other than redimensioning with the mouse or
> with the System menu) are :set lines, :set column, and :winpos. The
> splitting mechanism (where ":leftabove vsplit" is the closest to what
> you ask that I can come up with) is something quite distinct.
I already noticed that Vim used to keep the upper left corner of the
window when issuing ":vsp" or some related command. I just wondered
whether this is common to all commands..