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Firefox + vim

In about:config change view_source.editor.external to true and you can pick a "View Page Source" editor via view_source.editor.path. /usr/bin/gvim for example. Wish I'd have discovered that a couple years ago.

May 09, 2007 @ 10:39 AM PDT
Cateogory: Programming
Tags: Firefox, Vim

4 Comments

Jay K
Quoth Jay K on May 11, 2007 @ 4:53 AM PDT

Wow! Excellent Tip! Doesn't seem to work for "View Selection Source" but still very nice. Thanks.

Brian
Quoth Brian on May 11, 2007 @ 7:17 AM PDT

Heh, I never even knew you could View Selection Source. That looks handy. But yeah, it doesn't seem to be configurable.

ojblass
Quoth ojblass on July 05, 2009 @ 5:01 AM PDT

Any opinion on vimperator?

Brian
Quoth Brian on July 05, 2009 @ 11:55 AM PDT

I never tried vimperator actually. Still plan to someday though.