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A more general approach
Authored by: lee1 on Feb 14, '05 11:05:03PM

You've gone to a certain effort to solve the problem that you caused by using "open -a" rather than simply invoking the executable file in the bundle. For example, if you wanted to use TextEdit as your editor, you could define VISUAL to be


When a program shells out to this a new TextEdit process will start, which you quit when you are done, just as you are used to from older unix days. It just won't understand the line number argument. I happen to be using "see", as another poster mentioned too, which opens a SubEthaEdit window, but I used to do it the way described above.

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