On Wed, 2006-04-19 at 17:00 -0700, Matt Wilkie wrote:
> Steve Hall wrote:
> > From: Matt Wilkie, Apr 19, 2006 7:21 PM
> > >
> > > Can this be installed overtop the existing Cream or do I need to
> > > uninstall the old one first? Are my preferences saved?
> > It shouldn't affect preferences (the same are used for both). I've
> > been using them interchangibly, the only addition is the tabbed
> > document preference, and this is conditioned and ignored if vim <
> > version 7.
> I installed cream 0.36 + vim7.0e to the same root as my old one
> When I start cream I get the error:
> Error detected while processing VimEnter Auto commands for "*":
> E117: Unknown function: Cream_tabpages_init
Whoops, looks like I packaged a slightly stale script, this was one of
the last bugs I fixed. Hmm...
> I went to Help > About and I'm told I'm using Cream .36 & Vim 7, but
> when I go to 'Help > Vim Help > Overview' it says Vim 6.
> I uninstalled Cream + Vim and made sure the install directory was
> deleted (it was there but empty). The uninstall program removed both
> v6 and v7 of vim (this is a bug if both versions are supposed to be
> able to exist concurrently).
Definitely a bug that needs to be solved.
> After reinstalling Cream 0.36 I still get the startup error message,
> but now Vim help agrees on vim 7.
I wonder if the Start Menu shortcuts were still referencing the 6.x
> I uninstalled again. The keyboard shortcut [Win]-[C] is still
> registered to Cream ("can't find gvim.exe, searching...")
Did you re-start in between? I've noticed Windows sometimes retains
this for quite a while after the menu has disappeared. It is also
attached to the original icon, even if you make copies and change
them, their path, and key later on.
> Re-installed. Still get the startup error. My preferences for font
> and colour theme and recently opened documents are retained from
Good, this is not in C:\programs..., and never uninstalled.
> [Win-C] is still registerd to the old, now missing
> gvim.exe. I point it to the v7 .exe, and now get the error:
> E282L Cannot read from "c:\local\vim\vim63\cream\creamrc"
> I moved "c:\documents and settings\mhwilkie\.cream" somewhere out of
> the way. I still get the startup error though now my preferences are
> How do I get a "clean room" install now? Host computer is Windows XP
> Pro Service Pack 2.
The shortcut is attached to the Start Menu > Programs > Cream > Cream
icon. Once deleted, maybe only a re-start will fix this.
> (( btw, the [x] in front of menu toggles is a good idea. thanks! ))
Thanks for the feedback, in GNU/Linux, it uses a check mark which is
more intuitive IMO, but the "x" is the best I can come up with on
Steve Hall [ digitect mindspring com ]
:: Cream... something good to put in your Vim!