Ctrl-] is how one is supposed to move around interactively in Vim on "linkable" text, for instance in the help files. On US layouts, this is simply a two finger combo. Unfortunately the "]" character is a bit awkward to type on Norwegian keyboard layouts (AltGr+9), so I was simply wondering what other fellow Vim-users with non-English layouts do to efficiently move about?
In the place where ANSI US has
] Nordic keyboards have
¨, of which the latter is really not bindable, since it sends "half a character" and waits for the character to be accented. For example, pressing
One solution would be to "left-shift" the binding to
CTRL-å (the key to the right of P).
I personally switch between US and Finnish/Nordic layouts quite often and write code almost exclusively in US layout.
I use a customized us layout and access ligatures by vim mappings and
OS option key mappings instead of spending a whole key on them.
For instance, I use
aeo, which are adjacent on qgmlwb (
jkl), to get æ.
noremap! aeo æ
By default you can also use