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In my .vimrc, I want to check if I'm in MacVim vs. regular vim so I can optionally set some MacVim-specific settings, which should not be applied to regular vim.

How do I do this?

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I just found one way to do it:

if has("gui_macvim")
    " set macvim specific stuff
endif
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has("gui_running") will get you support for both macvim and gvim so will make your .vimrc more portable. – Bala Clark Mar 2 at 11:36
    
I noticed this condition is true either if I run macvim in terminal or GUI app. I is a way to check wether macvim is running in terminal? – wilgosz.pl May 16 at 7:57

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