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Re: using gvim as editor

From: Puckja
Subject: Re: using gvim as editor
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 14:46:33 -0800 (PST)

It works!  Thank you so much!

I guess it is not bash after all.


John W. Eaton wrote:
> 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.
> Try
>   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
> sessions.
> jwe
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