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kwbdi.vim : Keep Window on Buffer Delete - Improved

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created by
Ben Booth
script type
This is an improved version of kwbd.vim. It allows you to delete a buffer without closing the window. It meets the following criteria:

    * The window layout must be kept in all circumstances.
    * If there is an alternate buffer must be showing that.
    * If there is not alternate buffer then must be showing the preious buffer.
    * If there is no alternate nor previous buffer (it is the only buffer) must show an empty buffer.

If there are two windows with the same buffer open, both windows will remain open, and the buffer will be deleted

To delete a buffer while keeping the window open, just type \bd

Thanks to the authors of kwbd.vim and minibufexpl.vim!
install details
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package script version date Vim version user release notes
kwbdi.vim 1.1 2007-12-18 6.0 Ben Booth fixed some bugs
kwbdi.vim 1.0 2007-12-18 6.0 Ben Booth Initial upload
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