Re: mapleader question
- Thanks, nice explanation. You answered my question. You helped a lot.
On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 10:01 PM, Chris Lott <chris@...> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 5:47 PM, stosss <stosss@...> wrote:
> I might just not understand the question. Let me try again:
>> My question is this:
>> I see some examples in email here that show:
>> or some other character besides A
>> what key do I use if my map looks like that?
> Unless you have changed the leader key using the mapleader=X command,
> then you would type:
>> right now some of my maps actually have \ as the first key to press
>> some have the F key or Shift F key.
> If you haven't changed the leader key, then you would press
> in the first instance.
> <Leader> is just a way to say: "whatever leader key I have defined"
> and so is used by plugins and the like to do keymapping so they can
> adapt to whatever leader you have defined.
> Could you post a couple of the maps you are talking about? Because "X
> is the first key to press" is ambiguous: do you mean X is the key that
> is mapped or X is the key that is to be pressed after pressing the
> <Leader>? As it stands, you could mean
> map F foobar
> map <Leader>F foobar
>> Why are some maps set up like so:
> So that the code is portable (see above). For instance, I can drop
> nnoremap <Leader>A foo
> into my code and it works fine no matter what leader key I have
> defined (I use the comma), so I would press
> where you would, if you haven't changed it, press
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