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RE: Run some perl - capture output - how?

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  • Aldrich, Timothy
    ... Oh please don t turn vim into .... that *other* editor ! keep it small and fast , keep the terminal in the, well, terminal.
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 30, 2003
      > I'm happily teaching myself Gvim and I come to the point
      > where I want to
      > run a perl script and capture the output in a buffer; in my previous
      > editor, SCiTE, I would hit F5 and the output window would fill with
      > stdout and stderr.
      > Over to GVim and ":he perl" shows me some real interesting things but
      > not what I'm looking for. Then imagine my horror to read: -
      > Does this mean I can't execute my scripts and capture the
      > output without
      > leaving the comfort of my vim?
      <personal opinion>
      Oh please don't turn vim into .... that *other* editor !
      keep it small and fast , keep the terminal in the, well,
      </personal opinion>
      > How does everyone else do this (very common :) task?
      :!perl %

      Timothy Aldrich
      Credit | First
      Suisse | Boston
      Web Engineering

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