VIM version 7: edit in tabs

vim -p file1 file2 ...
Edit the files, each in a separate tab. use gT and gt to move to the left- and right-tab, respectively. to add another tab while editing, type ':tabe filename'

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By: haivu
2009-02-27 16:43:59

What Others Think

vim -p ./gtb.spec ./gtb_mini.spec VIM - Vi IMproved 6.3 (2004 June 7, compiled Aug 10 2005 18:47:02) Unknown option: "-p"
svpetrov · 547 weeks and 1 day ago
I forgot to mention: only works with vim 7.xx
haivu · 547 weeks and 1 day ago
Underutilized. Tabs are much more convenient than buffers in many cases.
assarbad · 391 weeks and 3 days ago

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