Questions tagged [plugin-zip]

The zip plugin allows you to display and edit the contents of a .zip file when you open it with Vim. It is shipped (& enabled) with Vim by default.

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Archive files opened with Vim are unreadable, even with zip plugins installed

I am trying to open archive files in Vim (zip files, jar files), but they are unreadable when opened. For example, I created a zip file with one file in it: $ touch testfile.txt $ zip test.zip ...
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Auto-read .egg zip archive

Vim can read / write a gzipped file like this which is great but it only works with gunzip, because it can read from stdin. Apparently zip files have a directory listing at the end of the archive ...
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How to tell vim not to try to unzip a file

I'm trying to open an .xlsx file in Vim, but got an error saying: ***error*** (zip#Browse) unzip not available on your system I know it's a binary file, but I want to do some checksums and ...