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*[[VimTip1440|1440 Launch files in new tabs under Windows]]
 
*[[VimTip1440|1440 Launch files in new tabs under Windows]]
 
*[[Launch files in new tabs under Unix]]
 
*[[Launch files in new tabs under Unix]]
 
==Todo/Bug==
 
 
[[Category:Bug]]
 
 
*I have a Binary file whose length 5MB .
 
I tried to "gq" it every 354 bytes
 
The ram memory usage run up to 200MB in a computer that have 500MB
 
The disk usage run up to 2GB !! wow.
 
finally after 2 minutes the vim replay that there is no memory left !!
 

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