And I would often move to the second or third line with the arrow keys and start typing but nothing would be entered. The response is this thread is of spectacular clarity In my case I was using iTerm2 to ssh into ArchLinux machines. The pause is merely a visual distraction which you may not notice, and it does not slow down typing. Solution 4 I had the same problem a few days ago. If for example, the + insert-key is mapped to some macro and the user wants to unmap it, the key must be escaped while writing the ex command to avoid the macro expansion: :unmap! It is possible to map the Tab key but that is not desirable because Ctrl-o and Ctrl-i Tab are very useful for. How do I get this key back? So, I checked the code of the autoclose plugin and I found the following lines. The result will be é.
After a very recent update of my system including vim71 the left and right arrow keys started to play up. This works for most simple edits that one encounters but I often found myself having to edit a few lines in close proximity to each other. Solution 10 On my Gentoo and Debian installs, this problem was caused by the autoclose plugin and using the workarounds above didn't help. You can do this with the following command: cat. To prevent you quitting and losing any changes you might wish to keep, vi is giving you the chance to save them. My solution was to create an alias that maps the vim command to nano. If you have a keyboard where the bracket is already mapped to Alt Gr-something like the spanish keyboard , press Ctrl-c to quit insert mode however, Ctrl-c does not expand abbreviations.
Dave McKay first used computers when punched paper tape was in vogue, and he has been programming ever since. The nnoremap causes Tab to cancel any prefix keys. Disabling autoclose plugin in Limp got me the arrow keys back. All keys are bound of commands. I noticed alt+O was still triggering the timeout, and strangely, it seems to be a full-length timeout and not the 10ms I've given it.
This might feel like progress until you hit one of the arrow keys. All of the instructions in this article apply equally to vim. Windows doesn't but there are remapping programs readily available to download. I've added an alias to my bashrc scripts to take care of this. A problem with mapping a sequence like jj is that Vim will pause whenever you type j in insert mode it is waiting for the next key to determine whether to apply the mapping. Anyway, I was a fast typer before I found the alt combinations, but I very rarely press the actual escape key these days. So I am stuck with 'word jumping arrow keys'.
Your important file will thank you. Linux distro's will almost certainly have the function as well but will need to be researched to see if its been compiled for your chosen distro or just source code. If it says -clipboard, you will not be able to copy from outside of Vim. Thus in insert mode pressing alt+h alt+j alt+k alt+l all take you to normal mode and move in the expected direction. For example, on some systems, you may be able to use Alt-Tab to insert a tab character with: inoremap Some plugins may remap the Tab key.
You may prefer an alternative mapping to make it easier to insert a tab. Regarding your guesses, they are correct. If your Shift-Enter or Ctrl-Enter works, and you can get used to it, the above might be all you need. This provides an easy way to exit from insert mode. Surprise, someone has to be vi. To remap them back from.
So this forced me to enter insert mode once for each line. I'm assuming that is a reference to the Insert key as modified by some other key. Until then, if you find yourself in vi and looking at an important file, just :q! It makes as much sense as sitting down to a piano for the first time just as the curtain raises for your inaugural concert. That might make you feel a little better. Toggling insert mode Press Ctrl-Space to start and to stop insert mode the same suggestion using Shift-Space is : nnoremap i imap Or you may prefer to map Ctrl-Space to a rather than i so that repeatedly pressing Ctrl-Space does not move the cursor back remember that pressing I allows you to insert a character at the beginning of the line : nnoremap a imap In the terminal doesn't work, but worked out at least for me. For a better solution without visual distraction, you can consider using. On vim, command-mode keys can be mapped through the ex command :map and insert-mode keys can be mapped through :map! This gives you Vim mode inside Sublime.
Why not the following and similar for append : nnoremap i i inoremap i Automatically exit Insert mode when you use Up or Down arrows Many people recommend exiting Insert mode if you use the up or down arrow to move to another line. I'm guessing imap and cmap stand for insert-mode mapping and command-mode mapping? It depends on your Linux distribution—for example, Ubuntu uses vim. He is a Linux evangelist and open source advocate. If in insert mode in one line, and I want to create a new line below and keep typing seamlessly, alt+o does exactly that - no timeout whatsoever. Many touch typists appreciate the fact that they can leave their hands on the keyboard home row while using Vim, so there are several ideas for avoiding the Esc key at its current location pressing Esc generally requires stretching to the top of the keyboard. Install homebrew and then run brew install vim.