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2answers
132 views

gvim startup slow: huge GUI delay

vim starts up quickly. gvim takes ages, with or without loading plugins. The --startuptime option shows: 733.162 467.301: starting GUI 733.945 000.783: reading viminfo 25801.849 25067.904: GUI ...
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1answer
171 views

Unable to copy from vim to system clipboard

I read and tried several different solutions but I am still unable to copy from vim to system clipboard. Viceversa works, copying from outside vim and pasting with p is ok. I have installed clipboard ...
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votes
1answer
144 views

How to compile a gvim from source using the latest version?

I'm using Ubuntu. I performed the following commands in the vim source folder: sudo apt-get build-dep vim ./configure --with-features=huge --enable-gui=gtk2 --enable-rubyinterp=yes ...
0
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1answer
108 views

'Fixing' the right click menu in gvim in Ubuntu

I have installed gvim in Ubuntu 12.04 and it has no right click menu. For example, if I select a block of text and right click in the region, the size of the selection changes up to the cursor ...
1
vote
1answer
199 views

ubuntu mono font on vim across linux and windows have different spacing?

On windows gvim: http://i.imgur.com/K8cjO3U.png On ubuntu gvim(same on vim): http://i.imgur.com/Nudu5o8.png Why is the padding across the two operating systems so different? Is this a changable ...
2
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1answer
184 views

How to open gvim to current window in command line?

Background: I'm using Ubuntu and have an existing Gvim GUI opened. Now I want to edit a file from command line gvim test.txt, the command will open another new Gvim GUI. Is there any method to open ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How do I install plugins in Gvim?

I want to do R scripts in Gvim. I downloaded a zip file called vim-r-plugin-0.9.6.zip Then what?
0
votes
2answers
648 views

GVim: Shift + Insert dump <S-Insert> instead of the clipboard text

While editing inside gVIM, whenever I press Shift+Insert, it's insert the <S-Insert> text. I'm running on Ubuntu Maverick and compile Vim from source. This is really annoying. What's wrong with ...
0
votes
1answer
171 views

How do I display the source machine during a remote x session in the title bar?

In the past, when I open a gvim session on a remote machine, the title bar of gvim would show the machine name in brackets. I am not sure if this was done by the remote gvim itself, or the local ...
1
vote
3answers
480 views

GVim flickers where it would normally sound a bell

When I try to (for example) scroll down past the "end" of the file, using pageDown or the down arrow key, GVim would traditionally make a sound. I have disabled this, but another annoying thing it ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Getting files open in all gvims

On ubuntu, is it possible to get the full path to all files currently open in gvim? The results from ps are only a relative path from where gvim was started. My end goal is to generate a shell script ...
5
votes
5answers
3k views

Compile gvim from sources?

Recently, I've installed vim like so: hg clone https://vim.googlecode.com/hg/ vim cd vim sudo ./configure --enable-rubyinterp=yes --enable-pythoninterp=yes --enable-gui=gtk2 --prefix=/opt/vim make ...
2
votes
4answers
593 views

Terminal vim shortcut in ubuntu?

How can I create a shortcut to open a terminal and launch vim (terminal version, not gvim) ?
10
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1answer
13k views

How to install gvim on Ubuntu 10.10?

I checked under Software Center, but I could not find it. How can I install gvim?
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Gvim 7.33 (and Vim) have a problem with the command Ctrl+X (next command) in Ubuntu 10.10

Every time I do the auto-completion Ctrl+X the menu to choose the next step (O, L, etc...) pops up in the command line for just few milliseconds (it should stay until you press the next command). It ...
0
votes
1answer
871 views

How to compile Vim with GUI?

I want to learn how to compile vim from the sources, because there are some additions that I want to add, and learn how to deal with this situations, but until now I didn't have success doing it, I ...
1
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2answers
1k views

can't get snipMate to work with gvim on ubuntu

I start a new test.html type html and pres but nothing happens. Yet when :scriptnames does show snipMate.vim below is the output for :scriptnames 1: /usr/share/vim/vimrc 2: ...
0
votes
1answer
247 views

is there a way to have gvim automaximize on startup?

Setting lines and cols to 999 works only if the toolbars and menubars are there but if I remove them, it doesn't start maximized anymore. I usually have to alt+space and then hit x to maximize it. Is ...
2
votes
1answer
313 views

Something remapped <C-w> in Vim, how do I reclaim it?

I've been adding a lot of things to my Vim configuration, and apparently one of the plugins I've installed is reclaiming . Whenever I use that key combination, it shows this error: "E784: Cannot close ...
4
votes
3answers
4k views

Colors in Vim via gnome terminal are not the same with gVim

why is it that the colors when using the color scheme 'blackboard' via Vim in gnome terminal is not the same as when I use the same theme in gVim? i.e. the background is black while on gVim it's blue ...
1
vote
2answers
184 views

gvim profile for perl programming

can you get some good easy gvim profile file for perl programming ?
30
votes
4answers
17k views

How to make cut/copy/paste in GVim on Ubuntu work with Ctrl+X,Ctrl+C,Ctrl+V?

By default, the cut/copy/paste short-cuts in GVim on Ubuntu are: Cut "+x Copy "+y Paste "+gP I would like to use control key combos in GVim, like I use in Firefox and othe gnome ...
3
votes
4answers
2k views

Error “broken packages” when installing GVim on Ubuntu

Trying to install GVim on Ubuntu 8.10, I get the following error message: $sudo apt-get install vim-gtk -- The following packages have unmet dependencies: vim-gtk: Depends: libgtk2.0-0 (>= ...