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I would like to insert my current PATH effectively onto my document.

I run unsuccesfully

:echo $PWD

and

:pwd

How can you insert your current PATH in the VIM -document on your your document?

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up vote 8 down vote accepted

Like this:

:r ! pwd
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What does r stands for? – OscarRyz Jul 24 '09 at 23:21
    
Read, I believe. – jtbandes Jul 24 '09 at 23:25
    
Yes. "Read from command pwd into the current buffer." – geekosaur Mar 17 '11 at 6:54

You can use :.!pwd in vim's normal mode.

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This may be more platform independent:

put=getcwd()
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Works perfectly on Windows! – DigitalEye Feb 12 at 22:45

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