Questions tagged [macvim]

Vim modified to run as a native OSX ("Cocoa") application. This is NOT the Vim that's included on OSX by default.

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Parentheses off the page stop being recognized

I am using a recorded macro to manually wrap an extremely long string in a python script, like this: blah = ('blahblah ... blah blah') to blah = ('blahblah...' 'blahblah...' ... ...
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Mouse wheel scrolling inserts characters

I'm using macvim inside tmux inside iTerm2. Basically I just want to be able to scroll the buffer using the mousewheel. I've set set -g moude-mouse on in my .tmux.conf, and set mouse=a set ttymouse=...
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Why is the cursorline always showing after the cursor moves over a line?

Can anyone can help me, my vim always shows the cursorline, like this: I have set nocursorline in the ~/.vimrc, but it has no effect. vim version is: 7.4.622 vim is run on OSX 10.10.3, how to ...
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How do I prevent MacVim from automatically starting Terminal.app on OSX 10.10?

I have a laptop with latest OSX 10.10.4 and have tried to install latest MacVim via homebrew, cask and "releases" section in github page. All works fine, but starting MacVim also opens Terminal.app, ...
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Old source code files display unexpected characters

I'm attempting to open the recently released source files of the ancient DeluxePaint on MacVim, however, every file has an unexpected sequence of ^Z^Z^Z^Z^Z... characters at the end: Two questions: ...
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How to simply remove braces

One of my friend told me that I can use the trick below to remove a pair of curly brackets. Put the cursor inside the curly bracket pair you want to remove. y i { to yank the text in braces , then v ...
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MacVim Text rendering problem when scroll up and down

This could be a rare issue related to individual environment. But it's so annoying that can't help me asking for help. Please have a look at following captured photos which is fine before scrolling ...
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MacVim thinks I have unmatching parentheses, until I place cursor over each parenthesis

I am trying out MacVim for the first time and Vim seems to think I have a surplus of closing parentheses: However, Vim seems to change it's mind. Each highlighted closing parenthesis is no longer ...
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Explore command causing errors

I open vim and then use the command :Explore. Then I got these errors: Error detected while processing function netrw#Explore..netrw#LocalBrowseCheck..<SNR>16_NetrwBrowse..<SNR>...
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What's the point of :promptfind after all

Not sure if it's an appropriate question. But I just can't help wondering, why would any Vim user find it necessary to invoke a GUI search prompt instead of search using / or ?, why would the designer ...
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Macvim - CJK-specific font settings?

Currently in my MacVim, the English font (Source Code Pro Light) is fine, but the Chinese font is being rendered in a very ugly manner. Is there any way to specify what font to use/fontsize for CJK ...
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keyboard shortcuts and MacVim 7.4

I've used fuzzyfinder to change between buffers for a long time (since 2008-2009). I've upgraded MacVim no less than 10 times since I've started using fuzzy finder. I've had this in my .vimrc: ...

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