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the same as [Esc] in vim

Terminal - the same as [Esc] in vim
Ctrl + [
2010-12-13 00:46:12
User: light13
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the same as [Esc] in vim

Faster and more convinent than [Esc]

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What others think

This is IMHO not really useful in Vim but YMMV.

However, this tip is best used with screen for the copy-mode (i.e. scrollback):

CTRL-a CTRL-[ is much easier to type than CTRL-a .

Comment by sitaktif 298 weeks ago

You can remap whatever you like to [Esc] in your ~/.vimrc

imap jk <Esc>
Comment by Telemachus 298 weeks ago

^[ is Escape pretty much everywhere. See man ascii or the Wikipedia article on ASCII.

Comment by dennisw 298 weeks ago

I decided to just outright switch Caps Lock and Escape on my keyboard. It's even easier than regular Escape and Ctrl-[

I have this in my ~/.Xmodmap

! Swap Caps_Lock and Escape

remove Lock = Caps_Lock

remove Control = Escape

keysym Escape = Caps_Lock

keysym Caps_Lock = Escape

add Lock = Caps_Lock

add Control = Escape

Comment by essteeyou 285 weeks and 5 days ago

Your point of view

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