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Re: How do I start vim in insert mode?

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  • Michal Vitecek
    ... ahh, perhaps i misunderstood you. vim -c startinsert should do what you want. my apologies if i understood you wrongly first time. -- fuf ... BillGates
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 9, 2000
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      Michal Vitecek <fuf> wrote:
      >Brent Verner <brent@...> wrote:
      >>How can I start vim in insert mode? I do not want 'set insertmode'
      >>behavior, I just want to know how/if I can have vim start in insert
      >>mode by saying "vim -c '???'".
      >>
      >>thanks.
      >> brent
      >
      > vim -c 'set insertmode'

      ahh, perhaps i misunderstood you.

      vim -c 'startinsert' should do what you want.

      my apologies if i understood you wrongly first time.
      --
      fuf


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