Re: mappings in vim nodes (was Re: why must emacs depend on sound packages?)
On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 04:36:20PM EDT, Chris Bannister wrote:
> [Changed Subject as it no longer concerns emacs.]
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 07:14:20PM -0400, Chris Jones wrote:
> > For some reason this does not appear to work when you remap <Up> to
> > Ctrl-P.. the previous ommand command is retrieved in its entirety
> > and whatever you typed beyond the ":" is ignored.
> You could take this to email@example.com
I take that back.. tested it again and it works the same - couldn't
imagine why it would behave differently since I'm only defining an
alternate keyboard action and mapping it to whatever the other guy is
already mapped to..
> Warning! warning!, (1) it is a high volume list (2) vim is also
> availabe for windoze.
Oh, dear.. Oh dear..
> > Sorry about sloppy post earlier.. hope this benefits s/o on the list.
> (see P.S)
> We both got our modes mixed up. :(
Yes, that's what happens with "modal" editors.
> P.S. If you want to do a proper ellipsis (i.e ... ), put this in your
After all, I only need to type a key combo followed by two different
characters to replace my own personal "trailing two dots" by a proper
> ------------------------ snip ---------
> if has("digraphs")
> digraph ., 8230 " ellipsis (...)
> --------------------------- snap ----------
> Then in "insert mode" Ctrl-K .,
Thanks much for the tip. I fired up uxterm+vim, set the enc to =utf8
followd by ":dig ., 8230" and thus verified that the "unicode" version
of the terminus font has the correct glyph.
When I finish switching to "lenny" where I believe utf8 is the default,
I'll see if it's worth the effort adding fun stuff like that to my
Though I'm a bit sceptical as to the relevance of proper typesetting in
the context of terminal applications such as vim/mutt.