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Re: vi ? howto show cursor position

From: Rick Stevens <ricks_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Oct 07 2011 - 21:24:30 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On 10/07/2011 12:16 PM, Mike Wright wrote:
> On 10/07/2011 12:11 PM, Alan J. Gagne wrote:
>>> Is this something lost from the compiled distribution or is there some
>>> *:set* method that will turn it back on and, if so, would somebody share
>>> the magic formula?
>> It does work for me in F14 gnome terminals without doing anything.
>> set ruler should work.
> Thanks Alan,
> I tried :set ruler but that didn't work
> I tried set ruler in .vimrc and that didn't work either.
> Got me baffled.

Make sure you're running /usr/bin/vim and not /bin/vi (as root defaults
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