created April 18, 2006 · complexity basic · author Mario · version 6.0
Sometimes after viewing something, you want to see a hardcopy of it. Vim provides a command for this:
On Windows a typical printers dialog box is displayed. Once you OK that box, Vim sends the document off to the printer. I thought that was great! But how could I do it faster?
Shortly afterwards, I learned the comnmad:
and that would do the exact same thing. Was there an even faster way to do that? The answer is yes. You can type:
and that will send it right off to the default printer wtihout a dialog box stopping you!
When I first learned of ":ha!" I smiled all day!
For systems other than Windows, these commands will work slightly differently. See the Docs for details.