vim question...

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Mon Jun 15 03:01:01 UTC 2009

Hi, Gary

On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 10:46 PM, Gary Kline<kline at> wrote:
>        the main reason i don't use vim is because of its [u]ndo
>        command.  as most of you can understand, there are a whole slew
>        of times when i need to undo something.  too often in vim,
>        hitting 'u' --- sometimes > once accidentally --- has resulted in
>        a small disaster.  [[i have too many current/recent copies of
>        my working files to do TOO much damage!]]  Anyway, is there a
>        means of setting the undo key to mimic vi/nvi?
>        thanks,
>        gary

I don't know what the keybindings for [u]ndo in Vim versus Vi/Nvi are,
but there was a recent thread about Vi keybindings for .vimrc.

Perhaps that'll provide some insight.


Glen Barber

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