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Old 11-12-2007, 12:21 PM   #1
dhirajsharma
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VI Editor on RedHat Enterprise Edition


I am using vi RedHat Enterprise. Somehow, the "set ruler" option is not displaying the ruler line, but it also does not give an error message when I make the setting. ":set" does not list "ruler" as one of the settings.

BTW, the program name is "vi" in the default installation. I tried to alias vim to vi, but get the same result.

On FC6 the above problem is not there. Any insight will be greatly appreciated. Thanks,

DKS
 
Old 11-12-2007, 09:02 PM   #2
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Make sure to install all of vim

Vim is the default editor on RHEL, but it isn't fully installed:

Make sure you have:
vim-minimal
vim-common

As well as:
vim-enhanced

In this way I do see ":set ruler" as one of the options.

Hope that helps.

:-Dan
 
Old 11-12-2007, 09:18 PM   #3
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Thanks, Dan. That is exactly what I was looking for. -- DKS
 
  


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