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I want to disable tab pages in Vim completely to let Vim open every file in the same single tab page. How to disable tab pages in Vim?

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it does that by default in my configuration. so, what do you do when you open a new file? – akira Feb 19 '12 at 15:42
    
Vim opens files in tabs if you tell it to do so. – romainl Feb 19 '12 at 17:20

Are you using the -p option to open files? That will cause VIM to open each file in a separate tab. if you use -o or -O it will open in a single tab but in separate windows (split horizontally or vertically respectively).

If you just call VIM with a list of filenames it will open all of them in a single tab and show a window displaying the first.

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