Vim tip: reuse gVim instance

/* Usual rant about Vim being great */, /* usual rant about everything else being plain awful */. /* Comment stating that if you don’t use Vim then you suck */. And now, one more reason to use gVim: instance reuse! Yes, you can save many many KB or RAM by using –remote-tab-silent when openning a document in gVim. (clearly this would have been “many many GB of RAM” if we were talking about emacs).

If you don’t like adding –remote-tab-silent each and every time you use gVim to open a file, then you are a lazy bum and I congratulate you. Define an alias in your bashrc to save precious typing microseconds too.

/Sarcasm mode off


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