are there any GUI editors that use vi/vim-like abbreviations

Gary Kline kline at
Tue Feb 22 04:33:18 UTC 2011

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 08:21:20PM -0600, Adam Vande More wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 7:32 PM, Gary Kline <kline at> wrote:
> >        iF we throw out "gvim" since it is simply the GUI variant of
> >        vim, are there are other GUI editors that use the kinds of :ab
> >        abbreviations that vi does?
> >
> kate, the bundled text editor for KDE can use vi bindings.
> -- 
> Adam Vande More

	Interesting.  I have use kate by accident a few times.  But my
	fingers did /pattern anf [hjkl] just by habit.  So I quit out of
	it and went back to [n]vi :-)


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