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map K yiw:exec "silent !".&amp;kp." ".@0&lt;CR&gt;
map K yiw:exec "silent !".&kp." ".@0<CR>
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created January 21, 2004 · complexity basic · author David Risner · version 6.0

To get the K command to open a Windows program without creating a command prompt window that needs to be closed, you can do the following:

In your vimrc add:

map K yiw:exec "silent !".&kp." ".@0<CR>

You can then set the keywordprg (abbreviated kp above) to the program you want to run.


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