Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 2002 February 16
evim [options] [file ..]
eVim starts Vim and sets options to make it behave like a modeless editor. This is still Vim but used as a point-and-click editor. This feels a lot like using Notepad on MS-Windows. eVim will always run in the GUI, to enable the use of menus and toolbar.
Only to be used for people who really can't work with Vim in the normal way. Editing will be much less efficient.
eview is the same, but starts in read-only mode. It works just like evim -R.
The 'insertmode' option is set to be able to type text directly.
- The script loaded to initialize eVim.:
Most of Vim was made by Bram Moolenaar, with a lot of help from others. See the Help/Credits menu.