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Old 06-07-2005, 02:08 PM   #1
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decrypting a vim file


i was writing a php file and i had caplocks on while on vim. and i did a :X. and know when i run the php file on the server i get gibberish. how do you decrypt a file that was encrypted my vim.


Old 06-07-2005, 02:38 PM   #2
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To disable the encryption, reset the 'key' option to an empty value:
:set key=



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