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Re: vi ? howto show cursor position

From: Marvin Kosmal <mkosmal_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Oct 07 2011 - 23:34:13 GMT
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i, Oct 7, 2011 at 2:24 PM, Rick Stevens <ricks@nerd.com> wrote:

> 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
> to).
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HI

I generally put that kind of stuff in .vimrc.

Best

Marvin

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