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Sometimes I'll edit a file I'm working on in another editor (don't ask) but it will be open in vim or vice versa.

With vim I need to :e to force a refresh of the file. However in my other editors the text updates automatically.

Is it possible to have vim keep files current with their saved state automatically?

marked as duplicate by statox, EvergreenTree, Martin Tournoij Aug 6 '15 at 14:59

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