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118685Re: Using Bash in Vi mode. How to map keys?

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  • aleCodd
    Nov 2, 2010
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      ZyX wrote:
      >
      > Reply to message «Re: Using Bash in Vi mode. How to map keys?»,
      > sent 19:57:06 02 November 2010, Tuesday
      > by aleCodd:
      >
      >> just for curiosity, why do you have in the last 5 or so commands the
      >> <c-/>,
      >> why is not the <c-o> enough to enter a normal mode command before
      >> returning
      >> to insert mode..
      > Because it moves one character left at the end of line and does not move
      > anything in the middle.
      >
      > what do you mean by that? <c-o> waits for a command and reenters insert
      > mode, but where does it MOVE?
      >
      >> and just to make sure, bindkey is a zsh command, and if so how do you
      >> rate
      >> zsh vs. bash when it comes to command line editing, which is more vi-like
      >> configurable?
      > While you are using zsh, you can configure almost anything. I do not know
      > how to
      > bind a key to a custom function that does something with the command line,
      > but I
      > do not say that this is impossible: I switched to zsh when I had three
      > aliases,
      > two binds and no functions in my bashrc, so I do not have enough
      > experience in
      > configuring bash. In zsh I do not use normal/insert modes, but have some
      > vim-
      > like keybindings: <C-o> that can execute some commands in «normal» mode,
      > <C-r>*,
      > a bunch of «,*» mappings. If you want to compare, try asking on
      > stackoverflow
      > how to imitate vim's <C-o> in bash while having a emacs keys, based on
      > those
      > answers I could yield more useful comparison.
      >
      > I also know, that in zsh you may setup as many modes as you want: that
      > indicator
      > was based onto the fact that zsh was changing its keymap when moving
      > between
      > vicmd/viins, so it is not something hard-coded like in bash.
      >
      > In some recent topics discussed on zsh mailing list there was an
      > experimental
      > implementation of dynamic higlighting (though it was capable almost only
      > for
      > higlighting command as alias/command/builtin/function). Can you imagine
      > something like that implemented without patching in bash?
      >
      > really appreciate your detailed explanation, so i guess immigrating to
      > zsh land will make things easier in the end, too bad that it will take
      > another month or so to get used to it with all its commands etc.
      >

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