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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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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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“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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Convert Vim colour scheme to Cream?

How can I set up Cream to use Vim's vibrantink colour scheme?
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Strange backspace behavior

In both command line vim and gvim alike, I have a situation where the backspace functionality behaves like some of my old vi experiences. If I press backspace in edit mode, the character is not ...
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let mapleader = “\<Space>” not working arch linux

I'm trying to map space bar to leader key by using the code above but there's a problem - whenever I press space, the pointer moves forward a character, which annoys me. What am I missing? (gvim@arch ...
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Change menu/ui language of vim to english

I search on google and I read several answers but I am unable to change the menu/ui language of vim to english. Im my .vimrc I have set langmenu=en_US.UTF-8 language messages en_US.UTF-8 but it ...
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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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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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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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Vim silent launch of ConEmu (into Git Bash) - Windows 7 Command Prompt seizes

From a Windows 7 Command Prompt: ConEmu.exe /cmd "C:\Program Files\Git\bin\sh.exe" --login -i && exit opens ConEmu (or a new tab therein) logged into Git Bash for the current directory, 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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Colorschemes in vim using mac

I've trying for a while to implement the colors in vim and they does not appear. I have saved various colorschemes in the vim/colors folder and all that seem to be fine. Also, when I load the color ...
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Hide buffers not tied to a file from bnext/bprev buffer list

I love VIM buffers and do use :bnext and :bprev to navigate my buffer list. I even have mapped them to <tab> when in normal mode. Simple and convenient: " Maping next/prev buffer to <TAB> ...
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Why is my Gvim font so ugly and grainy under Windows 7?

I use Gvim on Linux and Windows. On Windows 7 Gvim just looks ugly. Mainly because of the font. The fonts looks very grainy and poorly rendered. I tried a few different fonts. ...
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Lost gvim feature

In version 6.4 (windows) I could issue the commands such as gvim . gvim .. gvim \ .. and gvim would present the directory directory in question and allow navigation through the file system until ...
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Gvim font loading issue

Possibly related: Gvim displays wrong font when set from _gvimrc, but correct font when set from menus I'm experimenting a weird behavior with gvim (under GNU/Linux) while trying to set up a specific ...
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gvim – Map en-dash and em-dash

I use a custom keyboard layout that has keys for the en-dash (–) and the em-dash (—). I’d like to map these to commands in gvim. Currently when I press either of those keys in normal mode, gvim beeps ...
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“Open with… Vim” does not load _vimrc settings

I use Vim (gVim to be precise) to write and edit files. When executing the editor directly, everything works fine. But if I open a file using the "Open with..." command on Windows, the _vimrc settings ...
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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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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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Make GVim (or any program) always run as current user

So after finding out that running GVim as root was the cause of my last problem, I need to know how to make GVim always run as my current user. I can do this using gksudo -u myUser -l "gvim", but is ...