RE: reinstalled Vim, no carriage return
- Benji Fisher broke the silence of shunyata on Wednesday, February 25,
2004 4:30 PM, and uttered:
> On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 09:16:48PM -0700, JM Fraser wrote:This works from vim's command line:
>> Hey, having had some probs with Procmail and a broken server, I have
>> had to reinstalled Vim v6.22. But I now find, that I can no longer
>> 'carriage return' lines of text and that certain config files no
>> longer display the various colors within them; it is all one block
>> of white text.
>> Why is this and how can it be remedied?
> I am not sure what yo mean by "'carriage return' lines of text",
> but it may be that you forgot to install a personal vimrc file, and
> is now running in 'compatible' mode. Try
> $ cp path/to/vim62/vimrc_example.vim ~/.vim
>> help 'compatible'
>> help vimrc
And start again.