p vmap in system-wide vimrc
jamessan at jamessan.com
Sun Nov 20 02:32:06 UTC 2005
Today I got stung by the very odd (broken?) vmap we have the system-wide
" Make p in Visual mode replace the selected text with the "" register.
vnoremap p <Esc>:let current_reg = @"<CR>gvdi<C-R>=current_reg<CR><Esc>
I'm not sure why we have that in the shipped vimrc, but it doesn't allow
you to paste from a register when you're in visual mode. It also causes
other strange behavior such as the following:
Make a file with the lines:
Yank the first line, use V to select the 3rd line (last line in the
buffer) and press p. You end up with:
If no one objects, I'm going to remove this from the vimrc, not only
because of this behavior, but because p already does what the comment
says it does.
GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan at jamessan.com>
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