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Windows notepad [message #501110] Fri, 25 March 2011 17:06 Go to next message
John Watson
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Please will everyone send an email to bill.gates@microsoft.com asking for an enhancement to the Windows notepad. I need another save-and-exit command,

Escape :wq!

Re: Windows notepad [message #501113 is a reply to message #501110] Fri, 25 March 2011 17:38 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Barbara Boehmer
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Let me guess. You are in the habit of using that to exit another editor, like vi, and keep trying to use it with notepad out of force of habit?

Re: Windows notepad [message #501145 is a reply to message #501113] Sat, 26 March 2011 06:52 Go to previous messageGo to next message
rleishman
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DEFINE _EDITOR="vim"

Problem solved
Re: Windows notepad [message #501189 is a reply to message #501145] Sat, 26 March 2011 16:44 Go to previous messageGo to next message
John Watson
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Sussed. And a solution to another common problem:

alias gerp=grep

(though I suppose people who type with one finger won't understand)
Re: Windows notepad [message #501775 is a reply to message #501189] Thu, 31 March 2011 07:02 Go to previous message
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