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Re: mapping a substitute for the Esc key?

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  • Grahame Blackwood
    ... Hi Steve Probably Vimoutliner or Lyx. We have also corresponded about your Umenu system which I use every day, so thank you for developing it and also
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      On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 09:37 PM, Steve Litt <slitt@...> wrote:

      > from: Steve Litt <slitt@...>
      > date: Thu, Feb 21 04:37 PM -05:00 2013
      > to: Grahame Blackwood <grahameblackwood@...>
      > subject: Re: mapping a substitute for the Esc key?
      >
      > On Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:41:14 +0000
      > Grahame Blackwood <grahameblackwood@...> wrote:
      >
      >> On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 10:54 PM, Steve Litt
      >> <slitt@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> > from: Steve Litt <slitt@...>
      >> > date: Mon, Feb 18 05:54 PM -05:00 2013
      >> > to: vim_use@...
      >> > reply-to: vim_use@...
      >> > subject: mapping a substitute for the Esc key?
      >> >
      >> > Hi all,
      >> >
      >> > I injured my left middle finger and can no longer extend it.
      >> > Therefore, hitting the Esc key to get out of insert mode stops my
      >> > work in its tracks.
      >> >
      >> > Question for all of you: What's your favorite substitute for Esc,
      >> > whether a keystroke, key combination, or key sequence?
      >> >
      >> > Thanks
      >> >
      >> > SteveT
      >> >
      >> Hi Steve
      >>
      >> Sorry to hear about your injury and hope your finger improves soon.
      >>
      >> I tried replying to the vim_use list but my email hasn't shown up.
      >>
      >> My preferred substitute for esc is ;; as on my keyboard it falls under
      >> my right little finger. I either hit it twice or sometimes just hold
      >> it down until vim exits insert mode.
      >>
      >> Cheers
      >>
      >> G
      >
      > Thanks Graham. I finally settled on jf, but ;; would have been pretty
      > good too.
      >
      > I think I know your name from a list other than the Vim list: LyX, Lua,
      > something like that?
      >
      > Thanks
      >
      > Steve

      Hi Steve

      Probably Vimoutliner or Lyx. We have also corresponded about your Umenu system
      which I use every day, so thank you for developing it and also
      Vimoutliner - both very useful tools.

      Cheers

      G



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