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

Tim Kersten tim at io41.com
Mon Dec 5 14:02:43 MST 2011


Thanks! I'll take this opportunity again to say: You guys rock!
Wingware is polished and awesome.

Tim ^,^



On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 16:29, Wingware Support <support at wingware.com> wrote:
> 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.
>
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