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Old 08-24-2003, 04:44 PM   #1
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gvim in text only mode?

Is there any way of having gvim display the text portion only? ... ie. no menu-bar
Old 08-24-2003, 04:54 PM   #2
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Why would you want that?? It would be just like using vim:
xterm -e vim

or whatever terminal emulator you want.
Old 08-24-2003, 09:22 PM   #3
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You'll need to put the following in your ~/.gvimrc file. If you don't have it do a
find / *gvimrc*

no toolbar

if that doesn't work try:

unmenu ToolBar
unmenu! ToolBar

it won't remove them but grey them out.
Old 08-25-2003, 09:12 AM   #4
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Thank you darthtux for steering me in the right direction!
I also found ":help guioptions" to be full of nice features

Ifur: I'm happy for you that you do not see how gvim with no gui differs from xterm's rendering, but I do.


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