31341Re: keymodel=stopsel vs. Visual mode
- Mar 1, 2003Daniel Elstner wrote:
> I'd like to be able use both Windows-style select mode and traditionalIt looks like, after this patch, it is not possible to have the old
> Visual mode. Thus I thought
> :set selectmode=key,mouse keymodel=startsel,stopsel
> is exactly what I want and I can still use v/V/CTRL-v to start
> traditional Visual mode. Unfortunately it's hardly usable for me since
> the cursor keys stop selection even if not in Select mode.
> The attached patch makes un-shifted movement keys only stop selection if
> the current mode matches the one used for "startsel". Would this be an
> accepted behaviour change, or is adding a "stopsel_select" flag to
> 'keymodel' preferred (provided the idea is accepted at all)?
behavior of a cursor key stopping both Visual and Select mode.
It's actually a bit difficult to understand how it works. That alone is
a reason not to do it this way.
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