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Make vim yankings global via a shared text file

In a nutshell, I want the following: y(ank) actually writes the yanked text to a line in a text file, maybe in your .vim directory that line is prefixed with the name of the register, so "qyy yields ...
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Sharing Vim Yank Register

Is it possible to run multiple instances of Vim which share their yank registers? I'd like to avoid having to yank to the system clipboard with "+y or opening my files in split windows within the same ...
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Yank and put between two gvim instances in windows

I frequently work with a couple of gvim instances in windows, usually also with several tabs in each instance. Is is possible to have all the gvim instances share a common yank and put buffer, so that ...
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Is there any way to do an emacs-like yank in vim?

In emacs, yanking works something like this: if you delete something, it can be yanked back into another position. In other words, emacs's yank is sort of like cut and paste. On the other hand, it ...
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What is the `yank` command in XCode?

In XCode there's a text key binding ^Y to the "yank" command. What does "yank" mean? I thought it was to "yank back deleted text" but so far it only "yanks back" text I cut, which means its ...