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vi keybindings with info

Terminal - vi keybindings with info
info --vi-keys
2009-04-11 22:10:08
User: kFiddle
Functions: info
vi keybindings with info

Info has some of the worst keybindings I've ever seen. Being a vim user, I attribute that to emacs influence. Use the --vi-keys option to use some of the vi keybindings, although this won't change all the keybindings. Use the "infokey" program to have more control over info keybindings.


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
alias info='info --vi-keys'
2010-02-16 16:35:17
User: eightmillion
Functions: alias
Tags: alias info

I use this alias in my bashrc. The --vi-keys option makes info use vi-like and less-like key bindings.

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What others think

Are there actually any good info pages that anyone would want to read? Maybe back before browsers, info was a good idea, but every time I run info I feel lost in a maze because I have no desire to learn its interface. Hopefully this makes it easier...?

Comment by bwoodacre 411 weeks and 2 days ago

I hate how GNU is always trying to cater to the "emacs smitten, fan-boys who drank some sort of coolaid to like such a terrible, overfunctional, bloated editor. I'm surprised that there's a "vi-keys" mode for it. I'd love to see more gnu commands with "--vi-keys" built in for general use.

Comment by GinoMan2440 411 weeks ago

^ Emacs has a vi mode. ;)

Comment by aoeuidhtns 262 weeks and 2 days ago

@bwoodacre: generally, info has more examples than man pages. Take a look at the info page of paste vs the man page for paste, for example.

Comment by morpheus 141 weeks and 3 days ago

Your point of view

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