Re: Mapping of Keys
- Hi Björn,
Thank you for the extremely useful information!
:noremap <Help> <Insert>
:noremap! <Help> <Insert>
is exactly what I'm looking for!
On May 30, 3:29 am, björn <bjorn.winck...@...> wrote:
> 2009/5/30 Hai Nguyen:
> > I was wondering if it's possible to remap the "Insert" key (the
> > literal key - not the mode) in MacVim so it behaves like vim on Linux
> > and Windows? I use a Microsoft Natural keyboard and I have a bad habit
> > of hitting the "Insert" key to toggle between Insert/Replace. The
> > default behavior on Linux and Windows seems to do that - on MacVim -
> > it toggles the Help.
> > I tried googling around to how to map specific keys - but I couldn't
> > find anything that seemed useful to someone with limited vim knowledge
> > like myself. Any help would be much appreciated.
> Hello Hai,
> As you may know on a Mac keyboard there is a key labelled "Help" where
> the "Insert" key is on a PC keyboard which is why you get the help
> when pressing insert. If I remember correctly Vim calls this key
> <Help> (you can assure yourself of this by going into insert mode,
> hitting Ctrl-v and then the key you want information on and Vim will
> print the name of the key).
> I think what you are looking for is
> :noremap <Help> <Insert>
> but I have no way to test this so you may have to try something else
> (read the sections under ":h mapping" and ":h :map-modes").
> Other than that I would suggest you train your muscle-memory to use
> "i", "I", "a", "A" etc. to enter insert mode instead of using the
> Insert key. :-)
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