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using gvim as editor

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: using gvim as editor
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 15:46:19 -0500

On 30-Jan-2008, Puckja wrote:

| It must be simple answer, but I have tried for quite a while...
| I would like to set gvim as the script editor so that I can type "edit
| test.m" under octave prompt to open the file with gvim.  I have set the
| environmental variable EDITOR=gvim, and it worked but the octave prompt is
| not available for further input (just like I run gvim test.m without "&"
| under xterm).  
| Thanks for the hint.  It should be just do it right under bash.


  edit MODE async

at the Octave prompt before editing your file.  You can also put this
in your ~/.octaverc file to make it happen for all your Octave


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