Interactive Python programming in ... vi [was: Tab wars revisited]
G. S. Hayes
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Mon Jul 19 17:22:38 CEST 2004
Jacek Generowicz <jacek.generowicz at cern.ch> wrote in message news:<tyfwu10qycs.fsf at pcepsft001.cern.ch>...
> OK, I've tried it again, and discovered that you can scroll beyond the
> bottom of the screen ... and then some actual information
> appears. Phew, what a relief! (On my previous attempt, I thought that
> that the |python-commands| &co next to the 5 numbered titles were
> links of some sort, and everything I tried resulted in frustration.)
The bits between bars are links to tags. Use Ctrl-] to follow them
and Ctrl-t to pop back to where you followed from.
For more info, ":help tags"
> > *only works from inside the embedded interpreter
> Hmm, that makes me slightly nervous ... do you get to see some
> vi-specefic inerpreter state ... with which you might clash ?
If you use the embedded interpreter you can certainly clash with the
vim internals, that's why I use the vimsh approach (also, using vimsh
allows you to restart the interpreter without restarting the editor).
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