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open two files side by side in vim (one window, two panes)

Terminal - open two files side by side in vim (one window, two panes)
vim -O file1 file2
2012-09-06 21:49:07
User: bossNova
Functions: vim
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open two files side by side in vim (one window, two panes)

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Terminal - Alternatives
vim -o file1 file2
vim -O file1 file2

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vim -O2 file1 file2 file3... fileN

open two files, file1 and file2 with a vertical split. The other files if any will be in the buffer list.

Comment by jmellert 62 weeks ago

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