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This page lists changes by snapshot in reverse chronological order since the release of MacVim 7.3. The list itself is not meant to be exhaustive, check the commit history to see every change.

The latest snapshot can be downloaded from the downloads page. Snapshots are only available for Mac OS X 10.6+ and do not support automatic updating.

Snapshot 59 (Jul 10, 2011)

This snapshot is targeted to Mac OS X 10.7 early adopters. Previous snapshots had a problem with the Open/Save panels on Lion which is fixed in this snapshot.

  • Fix bug which caused crashes when using the Open/Save panels on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)

Snapshot 58 (Jun 27, 2011)

  • Plug a major memory leak
  • Fix bug where no untitled window would open when Dock was clicked
  • Associate with Lua and VHDL file types (Andrea D'Amore and Trond Danielsen)
  • Fix cursor drawing issue when rl was enabled
  • Remove hard-coded Cmd-key mappings
  • Fix bug where view would not maximize when entering full screen on startup
  • Flush drawing queue before running shell commands
  • Update to Vim 7.3.237

Snapshot 57 (Jan 29, 2011)

  • Files opened from command line are added to the MRU (most recently used) files menu. Pass --nomru to avoid adding files to MRU which can be useful e.g. when setting $EDITOR.
  • Now works to immediately enter full screen on startup by adding the line set fu to .gvimrc
  • Monaco 9pt is no longer too narrow in experimental renderer
  • Double-clicking a search result in Xcode now selects the correct range (currently only works for 8 bit encoded files!)
  • Add tick box to suppress warning dialog on exit with multiple windows/tabs open
  • Avoid switching Spaces when entering/leaving full screen
  • Dragging full screen window across Spaces now works
  • Don't exit full screen on resolution change or when unplugging an external monitor
  • Opening new files with a full screen window on another Space no longer causes a new window to open when it shouldn't
  • Window title of full screen windows is now shown on Window menu
  • Update to Vim 7.3.107

Snapshot 56 (Dec 21, 2010)

  • Avoid clearing the command line when resizing a Vim window (fixes problems with Command-T plugin)
  • Proxy icon is only disabled when current buffer is modified
  • Fix crash caused by external commands generating non-UTF8 text (Kazuki Sakamoto)
  • Listen to input source change notifications so CursorIM highlight gets updated properly (Kazuki Sakamoto)
  • Fix problems with window constraining/cascading when using multiple screens
  • Entering full screen on startup now uses correct screen
  • Update to Vim 7.3.087

Snapshot 55 (Oct 5, 2010)

  • Change heuristic for setting the working directory when opening files from Finder: the pwd is never changed for a visible window; a window that is shown as the result of opening files has the pwd set to the directory of the first file opened.
  • Fix marked text regression (introduced in snapshot 54).

Snapshot 54 (Oct 1, 2010)

  • Fix bug which caused DTerm not to work when MacVim was in full screen mode (Dmitry Vazhov)
  • Fix bug where a window would freeze when opening files e.g. via PeepOpen
  • Add support for trackpad swipe gesture. Use swipe left/right to go back/forward in help files. See :h gestures.
  • Don't display an error when opening a file from Spotlight (this would happen if the file did not contain the search query).
  • Fix bug which would cause a window to freeze when using the zsh shell (Nikola Knežević)
  • Update to Vim 7.3.019
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