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Re: Emulating vim's Ctrl-W behavior
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- From: "Jack O'Connor" <oconnor663@xxxxxxxxx>
- To: Matt Garriott <matt.garriott@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Emulating vim's Ctrl-W behavior
- Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2013 16:19:38 -0700
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Awesome, and thanks for the quick response! I was using a mix of bindings
from the emacs and vi modes, and I'd ended up with the emacs version of
Ctrl-W without realizing they were different. I ended up using "bindkey
On Fri, Oct 4, 2013 at 3:03 PM, Matt Garriott <matt.garriott@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> Hi Jack,
> If you use zsh's vi edit mode (instead of emacs mode) you will get this
> behavior by default.
> You can set your shell to use vi mode with this command.
> bindkey -v
> This will set your shell's line editing mode to vi-style.
> You can get more info with:
> man zshzle
> On Fri, Oct 04, 2013 at 02:20:57PM -0700, Jack O'Connor wrote:
> > Zsh likes to nuke my pipes when I delete backwards. For example, if I
> > the line...
> > echo a | grep
> > ...and I press Ctrl-W twice, then what I'd like to have (and what vim and
> > bash give me) is...
> > echo a
> > But zsh doesn't seem to count the pipe as a word, and the second Ctrl-W
> > plows through it and deletes the "a". Is there any way to configure zsh
> > get vim's behavior? And related, is there a way to delete backwards to
> > next slash in a path, as Ctrl-W does in vim, rather than deleting the
> > path? Thanks very much.
> > -- Jack O'Connor
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