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When opening a vim encrypted file, it prompts for the password. But if I get it wrong, vim will show me garbage. How do I tell vim to reopen the file with a new password? Even if I close the buffer and open again, it won't ask the password, and I have to quit vim completely.

(Vim version 7.2 / 2008)

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From :h encryption:

If want to start reading a file that uses a different key, set the 'key' option to an empty string, so that Vim will prompt for a new one.

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Oh, how did I miss that. Thanks. – Memming Oct 19 '12 at 16:36

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