Terminal / vim / shortcuts
jalmberg at identry.com
Sun Jun 14 13:55:53 UTC 2009
>> I edit python code in vim using Terminal on xfce. I find myself, not
>> surprisingly, having to exit "insert mode" and save changes
>> (when making code changes and wishing to test the immediate
>> effects of
>> the changes in a separate terminal). This requires pressing 4 keys:
>> "esc", ":", "w", and "enter". How can I configure a shortcut
>> using an F# key) that will perform this sequence of 4 key-presses?
> This would rather be a question for the Vim mailing list.
> imap <F5> <esc>:w<bar>sleep 1<cr>gi
> The purpose of the sleep is that you see the "written" message.
It may be off topic, but also very cool! Thanks for the question and
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