Creating a map, in .exrc, to map the fmt command to a key(s)

Creating a map, in .exrc, to map the fmt command to a key(s)

Post by Dominick DiManto » Wed, 11 Jun 2003 21:25:10


I'm trying to use the :map in my .exrc file to map the fmt command to
control-p. I put in my .exrc: :map ^P !}fmt^M, but it doesn't work.
Can anyone help me? Thanks.


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