Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 243825
control-cursor_key returns wrong esc-sequence
Last modified: 2008-06-16 21:33:20 EDT
Description of problem:
On previous versions of Fedora, I've been able to use the key combinations
Ctrl-<right-arrow> and Ctrl-<left-arrow> to move the cursor to the next and
previous words in Vim. On F7, these key strokes result in the text "1;5C" (for
the right arrow) and "1;5D" (for the left arrow) being placed in to the buffer.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start vim in gnome-terminal
2. type i and any sequence of letters
3. press <Ctrl-Left>
Added 1;5D to line above previous typed text
skip to begin of last word
It seems like mainstream bug in gnome-terminal, work in vim in xterm is OK.
Ubuntu 7.04 has the same problem with gnome-terminal and vim.
It is really annoying especially if you need edit many files on different
machines through ssh.
I suppose that problem is this:
After press <Ctrl-Left> gnome-terminal returns ^[O1;5D (EscapeO;5D) instead of
^[1;5D (Escape;5D) like in Fedora Core 6. (Upper "o" letter is added)
Workaround is this:
add to .vimrc on machine where you edit file in vim.
map ^[O1;5C <C-Right>
imap ^[O1;5C <C-Right>
map ^[O1;5D <C-Left>
imap ^[O1;5D <C-Left>
But this is not good if you need edit many files on different machines through ssh.
Combinations Shift-<right-arrow>, Shift-<left-arrow>, Shift-<up-arrow>,
Shift-<down-arrow> not work in MC when file opened on internal editor. It
actions insert "1;2C".
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