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Questions about the usage of quickfix commands and quickfix windows.

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Open quickfix in vertical split

If I use the command :copen the quickfix buffer will be opened as a horizontal split. Is there a way (a command) to open it in a vertical split instead?
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Quickfix with makeprg running in a different directory

How can I start a build with my makeprg running in a different directory than the working directory of vim and still catch errors in quickfix so that I can jump between them? The problem is that ...
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How do I have buffers listed in a quickfix window in Vim?

Using vim editor, a common task is to browse buffers. I now use standard commands like :ls or a :bnext. In fact I set in my .vimrc: "move amongs buffers with CTRL map <C-J> :bnext<CR> map ...
Giorgio Robino's user avatar
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Quickfix window not displaying stderr messages?

After running :make, the quickfix window displays the compile command and other stdout messages from the makefile, but it doesn't display any errors. Everything but stderr messages are displaying. How ...
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