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Re: Gvim as editor

Subject: Re: Gvim as editor
From: Pavel Tsekov
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 18:49:56 +0200 EET
On Thu, 22 Mar 2007, Guido Milanese wrote:

> I am a new listmember, but I have been using mc for ages.. I have a little
> problem. I would like to bind 'F4' (editor) to gvim. I have edited
> the 'bindings' file as follows:
>
> # Text document
> regex/\.(txt|TXT|Txt)$
>        Open=(gvim %f >/dev/null 2>&1 &)
>
> but gvim is not called, and F4 calls vim in console mode, which is very useful
> but I prefer the 'X' version. If I call gvim manually on a file (using '@')
> it's all right.

>From mc's man page:

[...]
      Press F4 to edit the highlighted file.  Press  F14  (usually
      Shift-F4)  to  start  the  editor  with  a  new, empty file.
      Currently they invoke the vi editor, or the editor specified
      in  the  EDITOR  environment  variable, or the Internal File
      Editor if the use_internal_edit option is on.
[...]

The changes that you've made to your bindings file only affect
the behaviour of MC when "Enter" is pressed on a file ending
in the specified extension.
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