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quit gvim remotely

Terminal - quit gvim remotely
gvim --remote-send ":q!<CR>"
2012-04-25 12:01:57
User: kev
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quit gvim remotely

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How do you specify which gvim session you're sending the command to? Does this broadcast ":q!" to all processes running gvim?

Comment by bartonski 125 weeks and 4 days ago

@bartonski

If you have multiple gvim instances.

`C:\> gvim --serverlist`

`C:\> gvim --servername GVIM2 --remote-send ":q!"`

Comment by kev 125 weeks and 3 days ago
C:\> gvim --serverlist C:\> gvim --servername GVIM2 --remote-send ":q!"
Comment by kev 125 weeks and 3 days ago

Very useful, but how to pick the right server name between GVIM41 and GVIM18?

I've extended the suggestion of Kev by creating an executable script to be launched in place of gvim:

gvim --servername `basename $1` $1

The ideal would be to call it "gvim", put it in the path and use it to open files. This will make a lot easier to open the right server:

gvim --servername .BASHRC [...]
Comment by ntropia 125 weeks and 2 days ago

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