let Dropbox = "/usr/Dropbox"

  autocmd BufNewFile  *.php 0r Dropbox/vim/templates/php_start.txt

The variable 'Dropbox' is not substituded by its value

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    You need to evaluate the variable first, using :exe. I am sure there are already several answers here that explain this Commented Apr 1, 2022 at 13:00
  • Please try to format future questions as actual questions, rather than a statement of something that occurred. It is otherwise difficult to figure out what is being asked.
    – D. Ben Knoble
    Commented Apr 3, 2022 at 13:54


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