This should be easy but I just cannot seem to get it working despite searching for answers, so I turn to you fine ladies and gentlemen. This is what my C:Documents and Settingsuser_vimperatorrc file looks like:
set "editor=C:\bin\gvim.exe -f"
The gvim executable does exist there and it runs. When in the text area I type C-i and I get this error:
Command not found: C:bingvim.exe
I have tried a bunch of other things but none have worked. Can someone share with me how you got it working in windows?
This is what finally worked for me in Windows 7 after trying TONS of different escaping possibilities. Turns out you need
/ for the path separator, and
\ before a space:
set editor="C:/Program\ Files\ (x86)/Vim/vim73/gvim.exe"
This was the solution I came up with:
set editor='C:\bin\gvim.exe -f'
I just came across this issue. On the Windows XP SP3 machine that I am forced to deal with, I added this line:
set editor='C:\Program Files\Vim\vim73\gvim.exe -f'
To this file:
C:Documents and Settingsdotancohen_vimperatorrc
On a Windows 7 machine, I added the directory containing the
gvim.exe executable (
C:Program Files (x86)Vimvim74 in my case) to the PATH environmental variable, so typing
gvim in a DOS box worked.
I then restarted Firefox, and all worked as expected.