Using vimdiff, I can compare two files and generate it's corresponding HTML via the following command:
: TOhtml | wq | q | q
wq will save the
Diff.html file, and the two
qs will quit out of the two
Before I output to the
Diff.html file, I'd like for all of the folds (places where code is identical between files) to be expanded.
I'm trying to run a command in Vim, like so:
:normal zo | TOhtml | wq | q | q
However, the result is not what I expected. The above multi-command will only expand the folds (via
zo); that is, it will ignore
q. I have to use the
normal command because
zo is a normal-mode command, as opposed to a execute-mode command. It seems that when chaining commands after the normal command, the latter commands will not execute.
Edit: Although it appears you cannot have execute commands after a
normal command, you can have a
normal command after an execute command. For example:
:q | normal zo
will in fact quit out of the first file's diff and then expand all folds in the remaining file's diff.