I am using the FZF vim plugin and when I open it using :FZF<cr> it then shows me the prompt to input what I want to search for. If I type something and then press backspace to erase (For example because I made a typo in what I want to search for) the window just closes.

Is this normal?

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    (I don't think so, but) you might have better luck asking on their issue tracker.
    – D. Ben Knoble
    Mar 22, 2020 at 15:36
  • were you able to solve the issue? if so, will you please share the solution
    – anish
    Feb 24 at 6:05

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No, it isn't the normal behavior for fzf.vim. I was able to backspace normally to delete typed text.

Check your mappings by running :map <Backspace>.

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