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Re: Where in the manual are i, o, and a as in ciw cow caw?

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  • Michael Henry
    ... I d guess that o was not used because in visual mode, o is already used to Go to Other end of highlighted text (from ... visual mode. Michael Henry
    Message 1 of 10 , Jun 28, 2012
      On 06/27/2012 10:24 PM, Tim Chase wrote:
      > I've always wondered why "a" was chosen instead of "o" for the
      > text-object.

      I'd guess that "o" was not used because in visual mode, "o" is
      already used to "Go to Other end of highlighted text" (from
      :help v_o), and it's very useful to have text objects work in
      visual mode.

      Michael Henry

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