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Pipe STDOUT to vim

Terminal - Pipe STDOUT to vim
tail -1000 /some/file | vim -
2009-02-25 11:43:27
User: root
Functions: tail vim
Pipe STDOUT to vim

The hyphen tells vim to open from STDOUT - saves having to create temporary files.

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What others think

I'd also add -R.

Furthermore, I have this in my .bashrc and .zshrc...

function v() {

$@ | vim -R -


so I can do

$ v svn log

(or whetever)

Comment by unixmonkey1819 352 weeks and 1 day ago

You could also do:


Comment by danielf 347 weeks and 4 days ago

less is more in this case..

Comment by vRobM 274 weeks and 6 days ago

not in the unix world...

Comment by nmc 124 weeks and 5 days ago

Your point of view

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