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Re: newbie vim 6.0 questions

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  • Jürgen Krämer
    Hi, ... it seems that the compatible option is on. ... Rename this file to .vimrc or put set nocompatible at the start of it. Regards, Jürgen -- Jürgen
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 1, 2002
      Hi,

      Peter Smith wrote:
      >
      > If someone has a list of option settings that just makes 6.0 work as
      > 5.8 did by default, that'd be greatly appreciated...
      >
      > I have had a bit of trouble getting the multi level undo to work the
      > way I remember it working in 5.8. I used to be able to just keep
      > hitting 'u', and changes would keeping rolling backwards. I have tried
      > setting the ul option to no avail...
      >
      > I can't seem to find the correct option setting to make cursor keys
      > work in insert mode...
      >
      > I can't seem to get the cursor keys to work for recalling searches
      > when in search mode either...maybe I don't have the history settings
      > right?

      it seems that the 'compatible' option is on.

      > here is my .exrc:

      Rename this file to .vimrc or put 'set nocompatible' at the start of it.

      Regards,
      Jürgen

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    • Peter Smith
      terrific! thanks very much, and my apologies for such a simple question. thanks, peter ... From: Jürgen Krämer [mailto:jkraemer@habel.de] Sent: Friday, March
      Message 2 of 3 , Mar 1, 2002
        terrific! thanks very much, and my apologies for such a simple question.

        thanks,
        peter



        -----Original Message-----
        From: Jürgen Krämer [mailto:jkraemer@...]
        Sent: Friday, March 01, 2002 8:56 AM
        To: 'vim@...'
        Subject: Re: newbie vim 6.0 questions



        Hi,

        Peter Smith wrote:
        >
        > If someone has a list of option settings that just makes 6.0 work as
        > 5.8 did by default, that'd be greatly appreciated...
        >
        > I have had a bit of trouble getting the multi level undo to work the
        > way I remember it working in 5.8. I used to be able to just keep
        > hitting 'u', and changes would keeping rolling backwards. I have tried
        > setting the ul option to no avail...
        >
        > I can't seem to find the correct option setting to make cursor keys
        > work in insert mode...
        >
        > I can't seem to get the cursor keys to work for recalling searches
        > when in search mode either...maybe I don't have the history settings
        > right?

        it seems that the 'compatible' option is on.

        > here is my .exrc:

        Rename this file to .vimrc or put 'set nocompatible' at the start of it.

        Regards,
        Jürgen

        --
        Jürgen Krämer Softwareentwicklung/-support
        Habel GmbH mailto:software@...
        Hinteres Öschle 2 Tel: (0 74 61) 93 53 15
        78604 Rietheim-Weilheim Fax: (0 74 61) 93 53 99
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