BETA4 Vi backspace behavior
ru at freebsd.org
Tue Sep 21 00:01:42 PDT 2004
On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 09:51:48PM -0400, Mike B wrote:
> Sorry if this is already addressed or is a non-issue. If I enter text
> into vi (or vim for that matter) and hit the backspace key the cursor
> runs over the text but does not remove it from the screen. If I then hit
> escape after backing over all of this text it is then, and only then,
> removed from the buffer. On my 4.x systems vi and vim work as I expect
> with no intervention on my part. My term is set to cons25 btw. Thanks
The system's /usr/bin/vi worked like this since I remember it.
I've just checked, and it sure doesn't remove the character
with a backspace key until you escape. In vim(1), the character
is removed from screen immediately.
ru at FreeBSD.org
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 187 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/attachments/20040921/14ad1d90/attachment.bin
More information about the freebsd-current