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probably just like 1204, but uses tee as a filter (+ I actually understand how this one works)
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Write a file you edited in Vim but that you do not have the permissions to write to (unless you use sudo.) Same as #1204 but without the echo to stdout that I find annoying.
Calls sudo tee like all the other lines, but also automatically reloads the file.
Optionally you can add
command Wq :execute ':W' | :q
command WQ :Wq
to make quitting easier
this avoids several VIM warnings, which I seem too stupid to disable: warning, readonly! and: file and buffer have changed, reload?!
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