Re: selecting w/ keyboard not working (OSX 10.4/PPC, ViM 7.0 May 8 '06)
- On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 07:49:31AM +0200, Nicolas Weber wrote:
> Hi Matthew,Once you have the region you want selected in Visual mode, you can
> >Any help on getting keyboard selecting working on my Powerbook would
> >be very appreciated -- selecting with a trackpad is /not/ fun.
> This looks like a Vim bug. If you hit C-V S-Right in insert mode,
> only <Right> is inserted. It seems the modifier keys are not detected
> for cursor keys. I'll see if I can fix this.
> In the meantime, you can use visual mode to select text: hit v in
> normal mode to start selection, move the cursor with your favourite
> movement commands (w, fx, etc) and end selection with esc or a visual
> mode command. Instead of v you can also hit V for linewise selection
> and C-v for blockwise selection.
use "c" or "s" (without the quotes) to delete it and enter Insert mode.
If you really want Select mode for some reason, you can use <C-G>.
HTH --Benji Fisher