Thursday, April 10, 2008

Filetype recognition in Vim

If your LaTeX suite does not want to load when you create a new.tex file, it is probably due to the following line missing in the _vimrc file:

" Prevents Vim 7.0 from setting filetype to 'plaintex'
let g:tex_flavor='latex'

Thanks to Phase Portrait.

Vim for XeTeX/LaTeX

If you want to use the LaTeX suite in Vim and you get a an error message like this:

::call histdel("/", -1)|let @/=g:Tex_LastSearchPattern

here is the solution.