12249Re: not working correctly: WARNING: terminal is not fully functional
- Apr 15, 2011On Apr 15, 4:49 am, Ivan <ive...@...> wrote:
> When pressing <K> on keyword, in terminal vim it will produce the manThis is not specific to MacVim, I get it also on Linux in gvim: it
> page correctly.
> However, in MacVim, it generates a warning:
> WARNING: terminal is not fully functional
> The ANSI control sequence is then display and not correctly escaped.
> A screenshot can be found here:
> Help needed, thanks!
happens because the "terminal" (or pseudo-terminal) in which Vim runs
any shell command is a "dumb" terminal, which, like a teletypewriter,
can go forward but not backward. Any curses-based program (such as
less, used normally by man to display its output) which expects to use
the terminal as a TV (moving about in any direction) rather than as a
teletypewriter, may get problems.
I'll try to forward your question and this reply to the vim_use group.
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