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I have a user defined command in vim that does a chmod on the current file. Once that's done, reopen the current file for editing (with the newly updated properties) by issuing:

:e[dit]!

I'd like for the command to do this automatically. How do I do this?

command! PerforceOpen echo system('chmod u+w '.shellescape(substitute(resolve(expand('%:p')), '-debug', '', 'g')))
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You can just append the command to your custom command:

command! PerforceOpen echo system(...) | edit!

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