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Re: Mutt's Editor


I use VIM for everything, not just mutt, so I added:

export VISUAL=vim
export EDITOR=vim

to my .bash_profile...tho nate's solution works equally well.


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Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2000 20:28:33 -0500
From: Nate Bargmann <n0nb@networksplus.net>
To: Joel Dinel <kint@videotron.ca>
Cc: Debian Users <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Subject: Re: Mutt's Editor
User-Agent: Mutt/1.0.1i
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On Thu, Oct 12, 2000 at 09:21:53PM -0400, Joel Dinel wrote:
> I'd want to use VIM as my primary text editor in Mutt. What line do I need to add to my ~/.vimrc ?
> Thanks !

Hi Joel.

In ~./mutt/muttrc check this line:

set editor=/usr/bin/vim

That's all I had to do.


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