Re: [vimdev] gvim problem: :XY acts like :Y
- Charles Campbell wrote:
> > > the first character following the colon is routinely dropped, bothThe problem could be SGI related. I really can't think of a reason why this
> > > from appearance and action
> > Someone else reported this a while ago. But it works fine for most people
> > (including me). Any idea what is so special about your environment that
> > this happens? What happens if you wait a little while after hitting ":"?
> Waiting (up to ten seconds, anyway) has no effect; the first letter of
> every command following the colon is dropped. Waiting (up to ten
> seconds again) *after* the key is pressed also has no effect. Given
> that my SGI isn't exactly new, my X is likely a bit old, too:
> version 11 release 6.
happens. Vim doesn't do much special when starting a ":" command line. It
would require debugging to find out what happens.
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