Are there any vim plugins for creating a split window with a shell inside? Almost like a split window with the
:sh command contained inside. I also can't use something like
screen becuase this is in MacVim (
gvim for Mac OS X).
I have not used it (I found it in an SO answer), but Conque is a Vim plugin that seems like it might do what you want: in a (possibly split) Vim window, interact with a spawned program over a pty with a decent amount of terminal emulation*. It requires Vim 7 with Python support and it indicates that MacVim automatically comes with it.
* Vim does not do any terminal emulation itself, which is a problem when trying to use termcap- or terminfo-based software in a
The answers given to this question may be of use to you: