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I use Ctrl-R to paste in vim when I am in insert mode, but this , more often than, not messes up the inentation and I have to indent it manually or use =. All this makes Ctrl-R same as going to normal mode and use ]p if not less efficient. Any way to paste while in insert mode without messing up indentation ?

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From :help i_CTRL-R_CTRL-P:

CTRL-R CTRL-P {0-9a-z"%#*+/:.-=}            *i_CTRL-R_CTRL-P*
    Insert the contents of a register literally and fix the
    indent, like |[<MiddleMouse>|.
    Does not replace characters!
    The '.' register (last inserted text) is still inserted as
    typed.

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