How can I make it so that I don't have to press the RETURN key every time I run :make in VIM?


Prefixing commands with :silent will suppress their output, e.g. :silent make. For quick access your can define a new command by putting the following in your .vimrc:

command Smake silent make

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Yo @WakiMiko, that's not what the OP wants. He still wants to see the output, only without the annoying prompts. The answer is set nomore cause once you set it, the prompts will be no more.(hehe)

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