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I want to run p4 edit filename for each file open in my args list. I tried:

:argdo exec "p4 edit %"

but I get:

E488: Trailing characters: p4 edit %

for each file. Why?

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

You are very close to the command you need, only "!" is missing:

:argdo exec "!p4 edit %"

See ":help :!".

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Thanks. I can't vote you up because I don't have 15 reputation...but you deserve one. – wonk wonk Feb 29 '12 at 23:15

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