powerline vim, NameError, invalid expression error on the latest update.

I have vim with pathogen and on the latest update of the powerline.vim, everything broke. It turns out that my old default config files are incompatible with the new version of powerline. See GitHub issue. When I ran vim with –cmd ‘let g:powerline_config_overrides={“common”:{“log_file”:”/tmp/powerline.log”}}’ as suggested, a bunch of config mapping errors showed up: 2014-09-03 15:36:33,992:ERROR:vim:matcher_generator:Failed […]

Avoiding Scattered Vim Windows in MacVim

Problem: I open too many windows in vim, which get buried in the clutter on my Mac OS X desktop. Solution: Open files in MacVim in an existing window using a tab mvim –remote-tab new_file_to_open.rb Open files in MacVim in an existing window using a split mvim –remote-send “:split `pwd`/new_file_to_open.rb<CR>” I packaged this in a zsh […]