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Re: command prompt window title
At 15:19 2003-03-31, you wrote:
On Mon, 31 Mar 2003, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> At 11:38 2003-03-31, you wrote:
> >Anyway, after I run vi, the window title changes
> >to "vi <fname>" where <fname> is the file that
> >I'm editing. When I quit vi, the title of the
> >window remains that way until I quit the window,
> >or I use vi again with another file, in which
> >case it changes to "vi <newfilename>".
> It sounds to me like there's a script or other intervening command
> definition handling your invocation of "vi."
> Please show us the output of "where vi" (assuming, as you state above,
> that you're using tcsh). If you're using BASH, then show us the output
> of "type -a vi".
> Randall Schulz
Most likely there is no wrapper script. This is an option of "vim"
itself. In vim, "help title".
That explains why I could not find documentation for the "title /
notitle" command when Thorsten mentioned it: I looked in the man and
However, in my Cygwin Vim I cannot get a title to show even when I
":set titlestring=something" and ":set title". I tried suspending and
resuming Vim, too, but still no title. Vim --version" does indicate
that it was configured for "+title," so I'm uncertain what I'm doing
wrong that keeps me from getting a title. Maybe it's being displaced
through time and space to Anoop's system.
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