jeremy at jdli.net
Mon Jun 25 18:48:42 UTC 2007
On Monday 25 June 2007 13:30:43 adams wrote:
> I am looking for the option that allows me to start up
> editing in a previous file where I left off.
> I had this option by default on a previous distro that
> I was using for more than 6 years, but lost it when I
> switched to kubuntu 7.04. Now, don't get me wrong, I'm
> not going back regardless of the results of this question.
> Previously, when I did "vi filename" and I had worked on
> "filename" before vim would bring up the file and place
> the cursor at the last character position where I had
> left my work in progress.
> Possibly some one within this large group remembers
> how to do this. The manual does not show me the option.
> I assume that there is some line in .vimrc, which by the
> way is missing in my home directory.
> Thanks in advance,
> Chuck Adams, K7QO k7qo at commspeed.net
> http://www.k7qo.net/ personal web page
> Moving to Arizona? Bring your own water.
I don't know the answer to this question but what I like to do is ctrl alt f2
and use a seperate console for my vi. That way if I have to restart the gdm
or kdm I still have the console to go back to for changes. If you are doing
that you shouldn't have to get out of the file all the way as far as I know.
So, write but don't quit.
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