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Question about the usage of Vim in a cygwin environment.

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How do I pick a line and write it to an external file?

I'm searching through a big text file and want to copy certain lines to another file - there is no specific pattern, I need to visually inspect and copy those lines to an external file. The command :...
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Windows context menu “open with vim” symlink error

New install of Vim 8.1.1 on Windows 10 64bit. Also running cygwin. From a Windows Explorer r-click context menu for a file, the "Edit with Vim" produces a cmd.exe window with: C:\WINDOWS\system32\...
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Latest Vim on Cygwin

Why can I not get Vim 8.1 on Cygwin? The latest version I can find is 8.0.1567-1. I found out that patch 8.1.0372 fixes the slow scrolling when 'cursorline' is set.
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Why is this particular keystroke (shown inline) highlighted in VIM version 8.0 under Cygwin, and how to remove it?

Whenever I write ];, in VIM-80 under Cygwin, these symbols get highlighted in yellow. This is a bit annoying and I want it removed. Following the on-line help I found the file "usr_44.txt", regarding ...
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Why Backspace key do not work in insert mode in shell file by default in Cygwin?

I am using cygwin to run "linux command line" on windows 10. But here, backspace key doesn't work in insert mode. I had to edit my .vimrc file by setting "nocompatible and "bs=2" to make it work (by ...
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Scroll wheel inserts seemingly-random characters in cygwin vim, depending on where on the screen the mouse cursor is

I have the following options set to non-default values, as reported by :redir @+ | :set | @redir end: --- Options --- autochdir cscopetag foldcolumn=7 hlsearch lazyredraw relativenumber sidescroll=1 ...
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Unable to link ycm_core.dll when compiling YCM

i am trying to compile the YouCompleteMe (YCM) plugin on cygwin on windows 10, and every time the compiler fails when linking the ycm_core.dll shared library. I will paste my output in this post, ...
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Explanation of command :'<, '>

(I'm really not sure how I would google this. Sorry if this has already been asked and please just link me in the right direction in that case) I'm using Vim in cygwin environment and marked a line ...
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YouCompleteMe with cygwin

I installed YouCompleteMe (--clang-completer), but cannot use it. On start I see a message The ycmd server SHUT DOWN (restart with ':YcmRestartServer'). Unexpected exit code -11. Use the ':...
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GVim Cygwin Ballooneval color scheme

Currently I am using GVim on Cygwin 64-Bit Windows 7 with Pyclewn plugin for debugging C/C++ Application. Whenever the balloon eval tooltip pops-up the Color difference between the balloon background ...
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Why syncolor.vim is sourced at the end of cygwin vim started and replaced the specifed colorscheme

To make the usage of vim in cygwin convenient, I've added the color scheme in my cygwin .vimrc. But I found the color scheme doesn't work when vim is started. So I did some investigations: My ...
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Using the same plugin folders for gvim and with vim in cygwin

I have a cygwin shell in my windows computer and it has a Vim installation of its own in it. And, so the plugins I have for Gvim are not available for the Cygwin vim. I tried symlinking the plugins ...
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Getting Error while opening files through vim

I am trying to use unicode characters in vim. Since msdos prompt didnt support unicode, I downloaded cygwin. I added some commands in .vimrc through cygwin. Basic commands like setting encoding, ...
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Can't Move to End of Line With Vim on Cygwin

I'm using Vim on Cygwin. Basically, Vim won't allow me to move past the last character on a line when I'm in normal/command mode. It will let me move right before the last character but not after it. ...
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what is the correct codepage to use with vim airline?

Ok so I have setup my .vimrc as followed but I'm still experiencing a few problems with it: let $VIM=/usr/share/vim/vim74 let $VIMRUNTIME=/usr/share/vim/vim74 execute pathogen#infect() " air-line" ...
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Windows gvim with &shell set to Cygwin bash broken by Windows 10

A recent upgrade appears to have broken the ability of Windows-native gvim (7.4) to run :!-like commands using Cygwin's bash as the shell. (No doubt it's something that's been configured for my ...
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VIM under Cygwin some characters missing

Just installed vim and vimified plugin set under cygwin. Everything works like a charm except one annoying issue - i can see some special symbols (like new line) and it seems that some characters are ...
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How to utilize the Cygwin ack tool from Vim 7.4?

I used Cygwin perl and cpan to download, compile and test a working ack, struggling with a clean working model. Primarily using win32 Vim, it seems like I can only utilize the Cygwin ack if I change ...
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Cursor shape under vim + tmux

How can I have different cursor shapes when running vim inside tmux under cygwin? WITHOUT tmux these lines would be enough to achieve what I want: let &t_SI = "\e[5 q" let &t_EI = "\e[2 q" ...
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Unite file_rec search misses a file [closed]

I just started using Unite and I noticed that searching with file_rec doesn't return my vimrc. I've tried reinstalling Unite, clearing its cache with and a few other things but nothing makes this ...