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Add this simple mapping into your vimrc to make a quick way to backup your document by typing "\b" from command mode.
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Add this simple mapping into your vimrc to make a quick way to backup your document by typing <code>\b</code> in normal mode.
 
 
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" For safe measures lets make a quick backup mapping.
 
" For safe measures lets make a quick backup mapping.
noremap <Leader>b :let x=&backup<Bar>set backup<Bar>write<Bar>let &backup=x<Bar>unlet x<Cr>
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nnoremap <Leader>b :let x=&backup<Bar>set backup<Bar>write<Bar>let &backup=x<Bar>unlet x<Cr>
 
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Latest revision as of 05:45, 13 July 2012

Tip 725 Printable Monobook Previous Next

created 2004 · complexity basic · author Devin Weaver · version 6.0


Add this simple mapping into your vimrc to make a quick way to backup your document by typing \b in normal mode.

" For safe measures lets make a quick backup mapping.
nnoremap <Leader>b :let x=&backup<Bar>set backup<Bar>write<Bar>let &backup=x<Bar>unlet x<Cr>

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