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Installing on bash in Mac OSXEdit

The markdown syntax-highlighting directions say:

vim markdown-1.2.2.vba.gz + ":source % | quit!"

to install. In fact that will fail in bash due to the "!". This is a special character in bash, and must be escaped:

vim markdown-1.2.2.vba.gz + ":source % | quit\!"

--August 23, 2013


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