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vimdb.vim : Vim plugin to simulate a simple database Table

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created by
Benjamin Schnitzler
 
script type
utility
 
description
Unfortunatly nobody likes this script; it would be kind of you to let me know why.

This plugin is useful to store information in a database-like design.
Whilst opening a *.vimdb file, autocommands will be applied and open two windows. The left window gives a view on the table, the right window shows the record, the cursor is currently over (of course, after heaving created a new *.vimdb file, there will only be two empty windows shown). The first line of the table will become the header, which shows the names of the columns. For full instructions see readme, to have an idea, how a database will look like: look at example database shipped with the package.

Note:
1.) With the new improved (since version 0.5) TAB key mapping, editing the database will become a pleasure ;).
2.) Cleared many bugs to make script a bit more compatible to Vim movement/delete commands (cw, dw, D, C),
     which might be useful editing records (But still the mighty TAB key dwarfs them all;).
3.) Im through with bug removal, but there is still one, you should know: The table needs at least two columns to let the TAB key
     work

Be Warned:
The development of the script has advanced, but  i would still not recommend to store important data to a *.vimdb file.


Questions/Suggestions/Bug reports?
Just compose a mail! (I dont promise to do anything but to be pleased to receive your mail. But just have a try)
benjaminschnitzler_at_gmail_dot_com
 
install details
- copy script into ~/.vim/plugins
- create and edit a *.vimdb file
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
vimdb.tar 1.0 2008-07-21 7.0 Benjamin Schnitzler - cleared out many many bugs (see readme)
- pushed the version to 1.0
vimdb.tar 0.5 2008-07-21 6.0 Benjamin Schnitzler - cleared out no bugs this time
- improved feature (see readme)
vimdb.tar 0.4 2008-07-21 7.0 Benjamin Schnitzler - cleared out some minor bugs (and maybe created new ones ;)
- added new feature (see readme)
- inserted an example database into the package
vimdb.tar 0.3 2008-07-21 7.0 Benjamin Schnitzler - corrected some minor bugs
- added new feature (s. readme)
- rewrote broken readme
vimdb.vim.tar 0.2 2008-07-21 7.0 Benjamin Schnitzler Added README file and new features (see readme)
vimdb.vim 0.1 2008-07-20 7.0 Benjamin Schnitzler Initial upload
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