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Re: Skipping command line after an error message

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    ... I can reproduce it with :ta blah , getting E33 and then further editing the command to :echo xxx . I ll put it in the todo list. --
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 29, 2008
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      Mike Williams wrote:

      > I am switching over to using cscope in preference to tags files, but I
      > keep finding myself using tab completion with the tags command. This
      > results in E33: No tags file being displayed below the command. Fair
      > enough, their isn't one to search.
      > However, the command is then echoed on the line below the error message
      > and can be edited, but it is always ignored. Checking what is going on
      > in the debugger I see that if an error is displayed the command line is
      > ignored even if it ends up being a totally different command - but then
      > why allow the command to be edited?
      > Bug or feature? This is with 7.1.285 on Windows XP.

      I can reproduce it with ":ta blah<Tab>", getting E33 and then further
      editing the command to ":echo 'xxx'". I'll put it in the todo list.

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