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How to define default path to CtrlP for Vim in windows 7?

This is what i put in _vimrc to make E:\Workspace as project folder after hit Ctrl+Space after activate Ctrlp nnoremap <C-Space> :CtrlP E:\Workspace\<CR> but when I hit Ctrl+Space it ...
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Vifm in Windows 7 x64 filetype default for OS

I was looking around for a file manager that has Vim key bindings and worked with Windows and that resulted in me discovering about "Vifm" Problem is (besides the fact it can't be ...
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1answer
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Can't run Vimdiff (7.4) on Windows 7

I recently installed the 7.4 version of gVim on a Win 7 machine. Trying to diff two files from the context-sensitive menu on Windows Explorer, I keep getting the error messages: E810: Cannot read or ...
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0answers
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Vimtutor automatically closes [duplicate]

I am having this same issue as another user. How to run vimtutor on windows? I tried the answers but i am still unable to open it from the command prompt as it quickly closes. I know in the long ...
2
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1answer
77 views

vim on Windows -Turn syntax highlighting OFF

I have downloaded Vim 7.4 on Windows 7 64 bit, and would like to turn off syntax highlighting. I have been using Vim for a long time on Unix, so I know to place "syntax off" in my vimrc. However, ...
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2answers
843 views

Starting vim from Windows PowerShell

This isn't necessarily a problem, I'm more curious why this behavior occurs. When attempting to launch vim from powershell, I'm greeted with the Open with window: PS C:\> vim If I specify: ...
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0answers
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Escape key strangely captured by javascript webshell

I am using GateOne as a WebShell on my VPS (only way to SSH to it through the proxy of the place...), it uses javascript to emulate a shell by capturing keystrokes. Everything works well, yet it ...
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1answer
59 views

Vim polluting my fs

I'm new to Windows, but Vim seems to be polluting my fs. every time I open a file with Vim, a _viminfo file is created in that files directory every time I edit a file, a .swp file is generated, but ...
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0answers
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Win7: Map Capslock to ESC AND Ctrl [duplicate]

On OS-X, using a combination of software, you can re-map the CapsLock key to be dual function - A quick press+release sends an ESC, but press+hold+another key sends a ctrl-key (see Remap CapsLock(tap) ...
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1answer
59 views

How do I move to the next line in gVim running on Windows 7?

Finally decided to take the plunge and start learning vim. I am however having an issue whereby I can't go the end of the line i.e. after the last letter so that I can hit enter on my keyboard and ...
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1answer
57 views

How can I map the tabe in vim in putty terminal

I am new new to vim and I have learned tabe n and tabe p I don't know anything about mapping. Is there any way that in putty in vim if I press f5 --> tabe n And f6 ---> tabe p Also where to ...
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2answers
131 views

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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1answer
503 views

vim coloring for git

I'm on Windows and my vim loads with a terrible colorscheme with vim. The message is blue on black (so I can't see what I'm typing). I need to change the colorscheme, but :colorscheme slate doesn't do ...
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votes
3answers
633 views

How do I open a file with vim from cmd?

I'm using windows 7. Unix I can open a file in vi with by using: vi textFile.txt In windows I want to navigate to the folder and type what I have above. What is the best way to go about this? ...
2
votes
3answers
351 views

Bidi support in Vim, should I revert to Notepad++?

Good day everyone, Seven weeks ago, I started learning Vim. I tried it in the past a lot, but this time wasn't like every instance in the past. I got it, and Vim became a habit that I can't quit. I ...
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2answers
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How do I use installed Vim in Git Bash instead of the one that came with Git?

I've installed Vim and Git to C:\Program Files (x86)\(vim|git) respectively. When I run Vim from Git Bash, it runs the internal version of Vim that came with the Git installer. Is there a way to ...
2
votes
1answer
295 views

How can I set a particular shortcut key for an item in the Windows 7 Explorer right-click context menu?

For me, this issue is specific to opening files through the context menu with gVIm, but it probably applies to more general situations too. In particular, I want to get gVim to open a file with a ...
0
votes
1answer
304 views

vim missing bottom toolbar on Linux Mint

I've been trying Vim/Gvim, in both Windows and Linux (Mint), but something seems to be missing. I'm missing the bottom "status" bar on the Linux version, the one that indicates the key pressed. ...
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3answers
522 views

running python script in gvim with conqueterm

I am trying to configure vim to run a python script inside a buffer. I tried conqueterm, and I manage to get what I want when I type this command: :ConqueTerm python -i test.py Now I want to bind ...
2
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1answer
347 views

Vim: Can't open a file's directory if it contains special letters

In Vim I can open the directory of an active file using this command: :silent ! start %:p:h However, if the directory contains special characters (like Scandinavian letters), I'm getting an error. ...
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4answers
497 views

Why can not copy for windows 7 to VIM?

What would be the commands to be able to do CTRL + V on gVim? In OS X I can copy text into vim, but on Windows I'm not getting.
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1answer
894 views

How I change the default start path for cmd.exe in Windows 7 when opening from vim?

cmd.exe starts in %userprofile% when I start it normally. When I start it from vim, it starts in %systemroot%\system32. How can I change this so it starts in a folder of my choice (from vim)?
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1answer
439 views

over Windows terminal change cursor width or color in Vim depending on mode

I am using PuTTY to connect over SSH to an Ubuntu server from my Windows 7 workstation. Once connected I am using the Vim installation from the Ubuntu server to edit files. I want the cursor to change ...
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1answer
141 views

gvim undocks in Windows 7 when adding or deleting vertical divisions. How to prevent it?

I'm using gvim in windowed mode and use Windows 7's feature to dock it on one side. Every time I open or close a vertical window within gvim (eg: ^w^v), Windows 7 decides to undock the program. ...
6
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1answer
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vim not loading _vimrc file when launched from git bash

I have downloaded and installed git for windows (msysgit) and frequently used the included git bash. Whenever I run vim from git bash my _vimrc file is not loaded because there is syntax highlighting ...
2
votes
1answer
97 views

Two different Windows installations running the same colorscheme, different results

I recently copied over my Vim settings to a new Windows computer. I use a tweaked version of the molokai vim theme that I named "molokai-mine". Here's what it should look like: On my new ...
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How to run vimtutor on windows?

I'm running vim on Windows 7. It works, but when I type vimtutor on the command line, a window opens and closes immediately, and nothing else happens. Is there a way to run vimtutor with Vim for ...
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1answer
1k views

in Windows Command Line Prompt, why do my python files open in vim instead of executing?

I seem to have edited some setting for windows command prompt in windows 7 and forgot. [EDIT: it was just set as the default application for .py files in windows explorer. Dennis answered it below] ...
2
votes
2answers
593 views

How can I make gVim show a correct taskbar icon in Windows 7?

I'm using gvim 7.3, and for some reason the taskbar icon shown is just the default Win32 "program" icon. I run the EXE itself. Any idea how can I make gVim show an actual icon? I don't want to create ...
0
votes
1answer
575 views

Using vim under windows 7 with cmd not able to save files

I installed gvim for windows the other day and I'm trying to figure out why vim doesn't work properly with cmd. I tried creating new files under vim (starting vim from inside cmd or executing it ...
2
votes
2answers
729 views

Problem opening files with Gvim on Windows 7

Just installed gvim on windows 7 for the first time, and I'm having a problem opening some files. When I open files vim seems to flash up a cmd window for a few second before closing it (too quickly ...
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3answers
455 views

How can I assign vim to be the default application to open my _vimrc file? (Windows 7)

I would like to be able to double click on the file "_vimrc" and have it open up in vim. However, "_vimrc" doesn't have a file extension so I can't have it open in vim based on file type. EDIT: ...
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Gvim displays wrong font when set from _gvimrc, but correct font when set from menus

This question applies to gVim running on Windows. I have the following line in my _gvimrc set guifont=Lucida_Sans_Typewriter:h11:cANSI When gVim starts up, it strange italicizes everything! A call ...