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I've opened many files in vim,

is there a command to save the full paths of opened files into a separate file so that next time I can resume with vim -p files.txt?

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One quick way is to save the session with :mksession list.vim.
This will have lines of the form badd +0 path/to/file (or +currentLine)
You can just pull out these lines if that is all you need.

The fun part is, you can resume next time with just vim -S list.vim :-)

More at Vim Documentation on Sessions, and many other web sources.

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