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ReloadScript : Reload a Vim script during script development.

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created by
Ingo Karkat
 
script type
utility
 
description
DESCRIPTION
Re-sources a Vim script. The script may use a multiple inclusion guard
variable g:loaded_{scriptname} (with {scriptname} having either the same case
as specified or all lowercase.)
If you specify the bare scriptname (without .vim extension), the script must
reside in plugin/{scriptname}.vim somewhere on 'runtimepath'. Otherwise, the
passed filespec is interpreted as the file system location of a Vim script and
sourced as-is. If you execute :ReloadScript without passing a scriptname,
the current buffer is re-sourced.

RELATED WORKS
- scriptease.vim (vimscript #4394) has a :Runtime command that unlets any
  include guards first

USAGE
ReloadScript                            Re-sources the current buffer.
ReloadScript {scriptname}               Re-sources the passed plugin script.
ReloadScript {path/to/script.vim}       Re-sources the passed file.
 
install details
INSTALLATION
This script is packaged as a vimball. If you have the "gunzip" decompressor
in your PATH, simply edit the *.vmb.gz package in Vim; otherwise, decompress
the archive first, e.g. using WinZip. Inside Vim, install by sourcing the
vimball or via the :UseVimball command.
    vim ReloadScript*.vmb.gz
    :so %
To uninstall, use the :RmVimball command.

DEPENDENCIES
- Requires Vim 7.0 or higher.
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
ReloadScript-1.21.vmb.gz 1.21 2012-08-28 7.0 Ingo Karkat - Avoid <f-args> because of its unescaping behavior.
- Also no global inclusion guard for ftdetect scripts.
ReloadScript.vba.gz 1.20 2011-01-09 7.0 Ingo Karkat - BUG: Avoiding "E471: Argument required" error on empty buffer name.
- ENH: Explicitly checking for the existence of the file, as we don't want to put the :source command inside try...catch (it would stop showing all resulting errors and show only the first), and because :runtime doesn't complain at all.
- Added separate help file and packaging the plugin as a vimball.
ReloadScript.vim 1.10.005 2008-07-29 7.0 Ingo Karkat Combined missing inclusion guard warning with reload message to avoid the "Hit ENTER" prompt.
No missing inclusion guard warning for scripts that do not need one (e.g. after-directory, autoload, ftplugin, indent, syntax, ...)
ReloadScript.vim 1.10.004 2008-02-28 7.0 Ingo Karkat A scriptname argument with path and/or extension is sourced as-is. This allows a third usage: :ReloadScript path/to/script.vim
ReloadScript.vim 1.00.003 2007-05-22 7.0 Ingo Karkat Initial upload
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