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nerdtree-execute : Execute OS file/dir handler from NERDTree

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created by
Ivan Tkalin
script type
Plugin for NERDTree that provides an execute menu item, that executes system default application for file or directory.


Currently works only on Linux and Windows (experimental)

When navigating in NERDTree, select file or directory, press 'm' key, and NERDTree menu will appear. Press 'x' then to execute system default application for selected file/directory, using this plugin. You can open your favourite image editor for images, pdf reader for pdfs etc.
install details
Unzip into your .vim directory or use Pathogen/Vundle

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
nerdtree-execute-0.0.2.zip 0.0.2 2015-05-25 7.2 Ivan Tkalin Add OS X support
Fix KDE support
nerdtree-execute-0.0.1.tar.gz 0.0.1 2013-07-26 7.0 Ivan Tkalin Initial upload
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