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Re: patch: gvim for win32 should have context menu to view files in read-only mode

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  • Gary Johnson
    ... I d like to second that. ... While I ve often wanted to be able to open a file read-only from the context menu, so many other applications install a user
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 1, 2009
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      On 2009-10-01, Tom Sorensen wrote:
      > On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 3:46 AM, Anon Sricharoenchai <anon.hui@...> wrote:
      > > In addition to "Edit with Vim", this patch will add the following context menus,
      > > * View with Vim
      > > * View with multiple Vims
      > > * View with single Vim
      > > * Diff with Vim (read only)
      >
      > I'd like to request that this not be integrated with mainline Vim.

      I'd like to second that.

      > I don't feel that this is a common need and would create
      > additional clutter on the context menu (up to 3 additional
      > choices, plus doubling the number of entries when there are
      > already existing vim sessions).
      >
      > If you really feel that this is valuable, then some/most of the
      > options should be moved into a submenu.

      While I've often wanted to be able to open a file read-only from the
      context menu, so many other applications install a "user
      convenience" in the context menu that mine is becoming unusably
      long.

      Regards,
      Gary



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