Re: vim, tabs, and copying text
on Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 09:35:14PM +0200, Torquil Macdonald (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> I have the following problem with vim inside an xterm:
> If I write a file with a TAB at the start of each line in VIM, and try to copy
> and paste it, with the mouse, into another VIM running in another xterm, I
> get one extra TAB for each line like this:
> I also get this when copying from other programs into VIM. Any ideas?
My preferred solution:
...that is, invoke a piped-in input from 'cat', paste your text, and end
the input with <ctrl>-D (the EOF marker).
This doesn't require two mode changes (insert/command, paste/nopaste)
for pase ops. I find it pretty natural.
Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
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