Re: Modified [+] behavior on statusline
- On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 at 9:46am, Hari Krishna Dara wrote:
>Ok, I was wrong, the autocommand gets triggered even for bare :w and :wq
> On Sun, 31 Oct 2004 at 5:14pm, Mathias Michaelis wrote:
> > Hello Hari
> > >> Why is the "Modified flag"/[+] in the statusline showing that
> > >> the file is not modified (IOW [+] disappears), when the file
> > >> has been modified and saved as a *different* file.
> > >>
> > > I don't know if anyone saw this message, but I had a chance to
> > > test this out and correct a problem. Now it seems to work as
> > > expected at least for the regular files that I tested. I have
> > > created a Tip with this information at the below URL:
> > >
> > > http://www.vim.org/tips/tip.php?tip_id=812
> > >
> > I simply tried out your tip without understanding every and each
> > detail. Alas, it's a problem that when I type :w or :wq now to save
> > (and exit) vim, the "modified flag [+]" does not disappear and so I
> > cannot quit vim with :wq.
> > In my opinion, the "modified flag [+]" should disapear if one writes
> > the buffer to its associated file. However, if one writes the buffer
> > to a *different* file, it shoud not disapear.
> > Thanks anyway!
> > Mathias
> I didn't expect this to impact the :w and :wq commands without filename
> arguments because they shouldn't trigger this autocommand. May be my
> understanding isn't correct, let me research in to this.
commands. The fix is to simply avoid the workaround in such cases. I
have updated the tip with this information. Thanks again for reporting
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