vi inserts odd characters when using cursor keys in insert mode
rdsutton_public at email.com
Sun Jun 20 14:23:07 UTC 2004
Your suggestion fixed my problem. xterm was set correctly -- however, only vim-minimal-xxx was installed. Installing vim-common-xxx fixed the issue. Thank you for your help.
----- Original Message -----
From: Karsten Hopp <karsten at redhat.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2004 20:44:21 +0200
To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list at redhat.com>
Subject: Re: vi inserts odd characters when using cursor keys in insert mode
> On Sat, Jun 19, 2004 at 12:15:41PM -0400, Sean Estabrooks wrote:
> > On Sat, 19 Jun 2004 08:55:11 -0700 (PDT)
> > "Thom Nuzum" <linux at tendata.com> wrote:
> > > I'm having this problem: the right arrow insets "d" etc. I screwed up my
> > > fstab file as a result.
> > >
> > Does setting the TERM variable fix the problem for you too?
> > export TERM=xterm ; vi
> > If so you'll be the third person to report that their TERM variable
> > is set incorrectly. We'll have to figure out why.
> Do you have vim-common installed ? This sounds vaguely like bugzilla #123205
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