Re: imapping causes problems with arrows.
- Eric Smith wrote:
> According to Benji Fisher on Mon, Jul 02, 2001 at 02:14:57PM -0400:
> | I do not see this, but I imagine that your cursor keys send key sequences
> | that start with <Esc>. What OS are you using? Perhaps some of these pointers
> | will help:
> | :help 'esckeys'
> | :help 'timeout'
> | :help xterm-cursor-keys
> thank you Benji
> I studied all those section you refer to, and I tried various options
> and timeoutlen etc but all to no avail :(
> The arrow keys still trigger the <Esc> mapping.
> My arrow keys up,down,left and right produce ^[[A^[[B^[[C^[[D
I assume that "^[" (looks like two characters in the e-mail) is a CTRL-[,
which is the same as <Esc>. My system (gvim on W95) does not have this
problem, so I cannot experiment. Just for fun, I would try
:set notimeout nottimeout
and then try typing <Esc>[A to see if I got the effect of a cursor key. At
least, that might confirm the diagnosis. It may not help, because it might
count as an ambiguous mapping, but did you try a small value, like