[wingide-users] vim :w doesn't save a copy

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Mon Dec 5 09:29:45 MST 2011

On 12/5/11 6:29 AM, Tim Kersten wrote:
> When using VIM key bindings, if I press:
> ESC,:w path/to/new/file.py
> wing saves my current file as this file (which is intuitive), but not
> what VI/VIM does and is there for inconsistant. VI/VIM treats :w
> path/to/file as "save a copy of my current file there", but it does
> not open it for reading, so subsequent calls to ":w" without a path
> parameter are supposed to save to the original file, not one specified
> by the last used parameter to ":w".

Thanks for noting this.  We'll change it to act as in vim.


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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