When I used
:silent to run a terminal command in the background, my vim screen goes blank, until I navigate through my code, at which point each line I move to reappears.
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This works as designed, and is documented under
":silent" will also avoid the hit-enter prompt. When using this for an external command, this may cause the screen to be messed up. Use |CTRL-L| to clean it up then.
You can also use the