74045Re: first character cutted when v,j,x
- Sep 30, 2006Hi all,
The problem is solved as Dasn indicated, by put
setting in vimrc. (using "V" instead of "v" also works
in my original mentioned case)
2006/10/1, A.J.Mechelynck <antoine.mechelynck@...>:
> cga2000 wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 30, 2006 at 06:03:28PM EDT, Dasn wrote:
> > [..]
> >>> How to make linux gvim behave like windows vim ("l" not cutted)?
> >> Take a look at your 'selection', it should be 'exclusive' on your
> >> windows platform.
> >> For more info:
> >> :h :behave
> >> :h 'selection'
> > Could you explain further?
> > After reading the recommended help files I still don't see the logic of
> > Vim deleting more characters than what I highlighted in the first place
> > _and_ making this the default in *nix environments.
> > What am I missing and what is the purpose of this confusing behavior?
> > Thanks
> > cga
> What you highlighted includes the cursor (move the cursor to the other end
> with o -- and with selection=inclusive -- to check it). The Unix default is to
> delete the whole Visual area, including the cursor character. This, IIUC,
> predates Vim. The Windows default is different: on Windows, in non-Vim
> programs, the bar cursor is between characters, not on a character, and the
> highlighted area (when using shift-right or shift-down, i.e., forward motions)
> stops left of the cursor. The purpose of the confusing "exclusive" behaviour
> on Windows is to cater to the peculiar customs of Windows users. Notice that
> gvim has a block cursor in Visual mode when 'selection' is "inclusive", and a
> thick bar cursor when it is "exclusive".
> Note: to highlight and delete full lines, use linewise visual mode (with V not
> v). Linewise-visual always includes (and highlights) the cursor line.
> Best regards,
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