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ReplaceFile : Replace Current File with new File

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created by
Jan Mollowitz
 
script type
utility
 
description
Life-changing utility for saving files under new names in Vim with automated clean up of the old file's buffer and hard disk version.

Usage:
Call the function by one of the methods below. Insert the desired new /optional/newpath/filename and press <Enter>.
The new file will be saved, a buffer for it will be opened, the old file's buffer closed and the old file deleted (if was written to disk).

Method 1 (preferred):
    <leader>R
brings up the function call with the current file's full path.

Method 2:
     :Repfile
will operate from Vim's CWD, not with the buffers directory.

Mapping:
The default mapping is:
    <leader>R

If you want to change that, put
    let g:RepCall="yourmapping"
in your vimrc.

Added BufKill support to be able to delete/unload/wipeout a buffer without loosing it's window.
Get BufKill here: vimscript#1147 (not neccessary, but really recommended)
 
install details
Just put the repfile.vim in your .vim/plugin directory and restart vim!
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
repfile.vim 0.9.4 2011-07-20 7.0 Jan Mollowitz * added bufkill support
* added custom mapping functionality
repfile.vim 0.9.1 2011-07-19 7.0 Jan Mollowitz * beautified cmd-line input
* silenced everything
repfile.vim 0.9 2011-06-22 7.0 Jan Mollowitz Initial upload
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