139490Re: ESC key stopped working -- any alternate for menuless vim to get to normal mode?
- Oct 10, 2013
> On Oct 10, 2013, at 4:52 AM, Erik Christiansen <dvalin@...> wrote:Exactly. I use Caps as Ctrl, so my little fingers join forces to produce the Esc sequence. It sounds like more work to press 2 keys to get one "key", but not having to move far from the home row makes a difference. Comes in handy with other console apps as well (vi mode in zsh, wee chat, etc).
>> On 09.10.13 23:02, Michael Hernandez wrote:
>> Late to the party here but am I the only one who uses CTRL - [ as an
>> escape "key" 99% of the time? I went weeks with a broken esc key, only
>> changed it when it made pair programming suck.
> Quite possibly ... there seem to be so many habits - a testament to the
> flexibility of the platform we use. It is so long since I mapped
> CapsLock to Escape in X, that I now have to do it on any machine I use,
> or chaos reigns. Doing it in X means that the mapping works everywhere,
> even in firefox. Since I generally don't shout, either in emails or
> anywhere else, it is rare that I need more than one capital letter at
> the time - but if I do, then there is ^F, which CAPITALISES the word
> before the cursor, while in insert mode. So who needs CapsLock?
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