VIEW permanently in /VH mode ...?

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Charles Dye

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May 20, 2008
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Albuquerque, NM
prospero.unm.edu
#1
I used VIEW /VH on a file. Now any time I use VIEW, I get "vertical hex" mode. It seems to be stuck. Permanently! Exiting and restarting the shell doesn't release it. Even uninstalling and reinstalling didn't fix it. Anybody else?
 
#4
I used VIEW /VH on a file. Now any time I use VIEW, I get "vertical hex" mode.
The VH option is sticky. Once it is set, it will persist until you explicitly clear it. Even if you don't use /VH on the command line, it will not clear your previous setting.

I can turn it off using one of the buttons on the toolbar.
Yes, that is what you are supposed to do. Alternatively, you can specify /NOVH on the command line.

Charles.
 

Charles Dye

Super Moderator
Staff member
May 20, 2008
3,383
39
Albuquerque, NM
prospero.unm.edu
#5
The VH option is sticky. Once it is set, it will persist until you explicitly clear it. Even if you don't use /VH on the command line, it will not clear your previous setting.
Okay.

Yes, that is what you are supposed to do. Alternatively, you can specify /NOVH on the command line.
That works; thank you.

(Rex: I guess I was misunderstanding the help file re: /TEXT. And should /NOVH be in there as well?)