opening vim with a flag: ready to write?
kline at thought.org
Thu Dec 15 03:33:35 UTC 2011
On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 07:11:20PM -0600, Robert Bonomi wrote:
> Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 19:11:20 -0600 (CST)
> From: Robert Bonomi <bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com>
> Subject: Re: opening vim with a flag: ready to write?
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org, kline at thought.org
> > From owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org Wed Dec 14 18:46:46 2011
> > Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 16:42:31 -0800
> > From: Gary Kline <kline at thought.org>
> > To: FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> > Cc:
> > Subject: opening vim with a flag: ready to write?
> > hi y'all:)
> > i am making steady progress in learning gtk. i'll spare the list my
> > usual rambling and get rt to the point.
> > is the a way of starting off vim or gvim and be able to type into
> > the editor _without_ first typing:
> > a,i,o,O,I,A, or any other character?
> Did you bother to look at the manpage for the program in question, *BEFORE*
> mailing the list??
> If so, what did you find? What did you try? And what were the results?
> If not, *WHY*NOT*?? be specific.
of course i checked the man page; that doesnt mean there is
some undocumented method that someone here found.
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