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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by Abigail (26) on 2006.09.13 16:39 (#50020) Journal

    In vi I use the ':' function all the time. I seldomly use ';'. More than 20 years ago, I started mapping ';' to ':' in vi, and when I started to use a better programmable vi-clone, I simply reversed the meaning of ':' and ';'.

    From my .vilerc file:

    bind-key execute-named-command ;
    bind-key repeat-char-scan :
    • Good one, I'm trying to add it to my config. As I was expecting, the fingers will need a little bit of time to get used to the new layout of the keyboard. After five hours of coding, I had to momentarily change back to a plain vanilla setting to prevent my brain of bursting. Funnily enough, though, not five minutes later I remapped ESC to CAPS LOCK, 'cause as slightly confusing its new position is, it's leagues better than its far-away original location. :-)
      • Gaah. Wrong formatting!

        Good one, I'm trying to add it to my config.

        As I was expecting, the fingers will need a little bit of time to get used to the new layout of the keyboard. After five hours of coding, I had to momentarily change back to a plain vanilla setting to prevent my brain of bursting.

        Funnily enough, though, not five minutes later I remapped ESC to CAPS LOCK, 'cause as slightly confusing its new position is, it's leagues better than its far-away original location. :-)