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GVIM hangs when saving through GVFS' FTP

I loved Gnome's Nautilus and FTP integration and being able to mount a remote FTP directory as a regular bookmark/directory, and double clicking any remote files to open in any unmodified program. I ...
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How to compile GTK2 on Linux machine without administrator privileges?

I'm working on a "SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86_64)" machine, which has GVim version 6.4.6, which is quite old, and not supported by some plugins. This is a corporate machine, and no one will ...
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Git for Windows: Run vim in background without ampersand (&)

On my Windows machine, running gVim appears to tie up the git for windows shell, whereas if I run from the command prompt, this is not the case. How might I be able to run gVim (or any other program, ...
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How to unbold listchars

My listchars characters looks like they are in bold as shown in screenshot below. How do I unbold them? I think it's set under the colorscheme but I don't know which setting to change.
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'show more fonts' option on gVim

In the Select Font... dialog of gVim, there's a link at the lower left that says Show more fonts. When I click it, I'm simply taken to the Fonts folder in Control Panel. How can I use that to set a ...
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GVim Windows 7 PATH issues

Interesting problem, I had a gvim73 distribution running under Windows XP. Worked great. Copied it to (it wasn't an installer, but an archive file + runtime files method of installation) Windows 7, ...
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Why do I get random page scrolls in VIM (gvim)?

I often find that I am editing away then gvim randomly does a page scroll. which means I start typing in the wrong place. On the basis that its most likely to be user error, is there some key ...
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GVim Crashes In Edit Mode

I currently have vim installed on my MacBook Pro via fink. I can edit files just fine in vim, but when I enter edit mode in gvim, it crashes with the following error. Vim: Caught deadly signal ABRT ...
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gvim redraw failure

I have a problem with gvim where the screen redraw partially fails. It's hard to explain but when I open a text file and page down or up the entire text file is not redraw properly. I have to move the ...
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gvim in windows, need to preserve or correct path casing (e.g., c:\windows vs. C:\Windows)

I use gvim in a windows environment and have ClearCase for source control. My problem is that windows paths aren't case-sensitive, however, ClearCase enforces case sensitivity. So, when editing a ...
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Per-application font hinting and anti-aliasing in Gnome

How can I change font-hinting and ant-aliasing on a per-application basis for Gnome? I am specifically looking to enabled hinting for gvim without affecting my other applications. It seems like the ...
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How do I set up neocomplcache?

I just started using vim and saw a cool plugin: neocomplcache. My problem is that I can't get it to work properly. After installing, I took the example config from the help files of neocomplcache and ...
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How to remap backspace when using ibus and vim?

First I do :inoremap <BS> x and then enter insert mode. Then switch to Hangul input in ibus. Now I try to type 마 and it shows up as ㅁx마 I guess that makes sense, right? ibus must have ...
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Changing drive in NERDTree (gVim, Windows)

If NERDTree starts up somewhere in the C: drive, once I reach C:\ itself (which NERDTree considers as "/"), I get the message "already at top dir" if I try to click on the double dot .. NERDTree's ...
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Python not Working in Vim

I have a new install of VIM from the automatic windows installer: gvim73_46.exe I have Python 2.7 (32 bit) installed. If I open gvim, and type: :set python? I get E518: Unknown option. If I try ...
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Convert Vim colour scheme to Cream?

How can I set up Cream to use Vim's vibrantink colour scheme?
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Cannot get konsole to show the right characters for fancy powerline

I'm using Kubuntu and the patched fonts for powerline are not working as expected... The screenshot is from terminal Vim, but gVim has the same problem in my machine. Does anyone have any ...
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how to set default working directory in vim and cygwin?

My system is gvim 7.4+xp+cygwin. Everytime i open vim or cygwin,input pwd pwd in cygwin to get : /cygdrive/c/Documents and Settings/sy I want to set the default directory ...
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Vim uses wrong encoding when invoking commands in the terminal

I'm using Vim (GVim, to be precise) under Windows 8 and I want to compile with the usual :!g++ %, but the name of the directory where my file is stored has accents, and Vim seems to have problems with ...
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regarding swp files and same file opened in different vnc

I have different VNCs at work and many times, i forget to save or close some files opened in gvim. Later, I'll open up the same file in another VNC. Though it'll tell me that it is already opened ...
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Why is GVim displaying the output from system() function as ^M and ^@

function! g:insert_date() let l:pattern="\\d\\{2}:\\d\\{2}" let l:match=match(getline('.'),l:pattern) let l:curline=getline('.') echo "Current line: ". l:curline normal gg ...
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Can I make the font size in my NERDTree window smaller than in all other windows of Vim?

Can I make the font size in my NERDTree window smaller than in all other windows of gvim? I like large font size of 15 but I'd like the folder tree window of NERDTree to be 12 - is this possible to ...
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How to run NERDTree manually it it was setup with pathogen?

I'd like to install NERDTree (I'm on 32-bit Win 7, anyway). And to make vim plugins management easier, pathogen needs to be installed first. So here's the steps: Take pathogen.vim and put it on ...
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Vim remap to change directory

I'd like to have a shortcut in gvim to switch directories. I have the following in my gvimrc. "noremap <F6> :cd "c:\\project\\working\\code"<return>" I can't get it to work, though. ...
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How to compare two unsaved pieces of texts in Vim?

What I want to do is: (1) Copy a piece of code and paste into a buffer in Vim; (2) Copy another piece of code and paste into another buffer in Vim; (3) Compare these two buffers directly without ...
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Disable tab pages completely in vim

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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“E212: Can't open file for writing” when saving in gvim on Windows

I opened a new file with :e ~\mypath\myfile.txt using gvim on Windows. But when I try to save my file using :w I get this error message: E212: Cannot open file for writing How can I solve this? ...
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How to make Vim open existing buffers with NERDTree

I recently discovered NERDTree and Command-T but when I open files that has already been opened I get the really annoying "VIM - ATTENTION Swap file already exists" popup and I click abort and then I ...
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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 ...
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How to open all found files in Vim using FuzzyFinder?

How do I open all files found by a partial search using FuzzyFinder? For example, if I type in Directory>.php, it finds all the php files in the directory, but how can I open them all at once? ...
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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 ...
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Windows 8 start screen does not do partial name matching for all apps

When I bring up the Windows 8 start screen and start typing the name of an App, it will do a partial match, on most apps but not all apps. For example, if I type "wor" it finds "Word 2013" and ...
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Unable to use vim-fugitive when running Windows gvim from Cygwin

I'm running Windows version gvim from Cygwin which I have set up an alias in my bashrc based on this answer: alias gvim="HOME=/c/Users/user cygstart /c/Program\ Files\ \(x86\)/vim/vim74/gvim.exe" My ...
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Vim will not stop creating backup files (Windows 8)

I'm using Gvim on Windows 8.1 and even after setting nobackup and nowritebackup in _vimrc, Vim insists on creating those pesky backup files (the .ext~ ones). I'd like to disable this behavior ...
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Unable to load any usable fontset

I have recently upgraded to VIM 7.4 from 7.3 on system A, and set up a clean install of 7.4 on system B. When launching gvim on A I get : Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion ...
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Remote GVIM with Xming hangs when lost and restored focus

I have a following setup: a Windows 7 laptop with Xming installed and FreeBSD with GVIM in VirtualBox. I set up everything (set DISPLAY env variable, opened ports, allowed Xming to accept connections ...
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gvim case-insensitive not working on Solaris 10

Ok, so totally frustrated here. Running gvim (VIM - Vi IMproved 7.1 (2007 May 12, compiled May 27 2008 23:56:31). Have set up my .vimrc to have case insensitive search (set ic). ( No difference ...
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Integration of GVIM with Firefox with Mozplugger

I am wanting to make my Firefox browser open the GVIM application for codes and plain-text. I added the following lines in mozpluggerrc: text/x-c++src:c++: C++ File text/x-c++src:C: C++ File ...
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Gvim with Ubuntu 10.10 transparency

Looking to see if its possible or otherwise. I also have transparency=15 Error detected while processing /home/user/.gvimrc: line 25: E518: Unknown option: transparency=15 So far have gotten ...
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Vim mapping acts different when switching between Mac OS X/Linux

I've been working with Vim on two different machines, one running Ubuntu 10.04 (gVim) and the other Snow Leopard (MacVim). I copied my .vimrc file and .vim folder to both, and noticed a few minor ...
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How to make Sublime behave like Vim while folding code?

I'm recently moving from Vim to Sublime. Then I find some differences here, when I fold some code in Sublime, it automatically select those code, then I have to press Esc to cancel. Furthermore, if I ...
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Compiling Vim 7.4 with GUI support on Fedora 20

I've installed the following dependencies before trying to compile Vim 7.4 from source on Fedora 20 (Default Gnome). I've removed the vim-enhanced package via yum before proceeding: yum install ...
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why the wm=10 has no effect in my gvim?

Here is my .vimrc configuration file. set nocompatible set textwidth=90 set wrapmargin=10 let $LANG = 'en' set langmenu=en please see the attachment. I reopen gvim, why did the set wm=10 ...
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Gvim 7.4: how to save the default font setting? Any improvements from gvim 7.3?

As the following post demonstrates: How to change the default font of gVim on Windows 7 it is impossible to save the default Gvim font from the Gvim program. Closing Gvim will cause it to completely ...
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gvim how to open different FileTypes in different color schemes

okay so I want gvim to open all my files using the 'slate' color scheme except for .html and .css files. I want it to open .html and .css files using the 'ron' color scheme. I tried doing colo slate ...
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Is there a way to use Tamil in Windows gVim?

Whether I type in new Tamil text or open a previously saved file, gVim displays only ??? characters in place of the Tamil characters. As I understand it, this is mainly a font issue, so: Is there a ...
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gvim initial window size over X forwarding

I am using gvim after I "ssh -X" to a machine. My vimrc has "autocmd GUIEnter * set lines=60". This is the max that my screen allows. If I open gvim locally, it starts with 60 lines. If I open gvim ...
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is it possible to change vim's scrollbar color in windows?

That is by putting some command in .vimrc file ? I cannot find it anywhere, everytime I search I got posts how to hide the scrollbar not how to color it.
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gVim setting read-only flag on file after saving through symlink (windows and gvim)

I think the title is pretty clear about my problem. Summarized this is what happens: The symlink works fine for saving one time. The original file gets a read-only flag after that. Next time I try to ...
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The docked gVim in Windows 7 jumps upon tab switch

gVim window jumps when it is on half screen mode in Windows and I switch the tab. I expect the gVim window to stay in the same location unless I move it manually. The jump is subtle, but it is always ...