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Re: Interrupting infinite search puts vim into strange state

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  • Jared Robinson
    ... Ah, yes, I do have hlsearch turned on. Thanks. - Jared
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 3, 2000
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      Bram Moolenaar wrote:

      >> Vim gets in a strange state when I search for a string that takes forever to
      >> match.
      >
      >Sounds like you have the 'hlsearch' option switched on. Vim will search for
      >the pattern you entered each time the display is updated.
      >
      >It's very difficult to avoid this problem. Only a timeout on the searching
      >would be possible, but when your system is slow you will get unexpected
      >results.

      Ah, yes, I do have 'hlsearch' turned on. Thanks.

      - Jared
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