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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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