Bug 419211 - Documentation error in vimtutor
Documentation error in vimtutor
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: vim (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-12-11 00:11 EST by Sudheer Satyanarayana
Modified: 2008-02-25 11:49 EST (History)
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Description Sudheer Satyanarayana 2007-12-11 00:11:30 EST
Description of problem:

In Lesson 7.3: COMPLETION it is stated that

 3. Type the start of a command:  :e

  4. Press  CTRL-D  and Vim will show a list of commands that start with "e".

  5. Press <TAB>  and Vim will complete the command name to ":edit".

When I type :e and press tab, I see the command line completed to "earlier" not
"edit". The 5th step needs to be changed to something like

 5. Press <TAB>  and Vim will complete the command name to the first
command(when alphabetically listed in the shell) starting with e

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
VIM - Vi IMproved 7.1 (2007 May 12, compiled Oct  4 2007 10:45:32)
Included patches: 1-135

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Type vimtutor in the terminal
2. scroll down to lesson 7.3 and follow the instructions in the chapter
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I also emailed the authors at bware@mines.colorado.edu. But the mail bounced back.
Comment 1 Karsten Hopp 2008-02-25 11:49:07 EST
Please report this at vim-dev@vim.org as other distributions most likely need
the same changes. Thanks !

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