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I want to bring some magic to my configuration but it fails to work because it seems vim refuses to imap to a key in main keyboard. For example:

imap a bcd

I know most of time that's insane, but i have use case for that. Is there any switch for that so that i can turn this off?

here is my vim version:

VIM - Vi IMproved 7.4 (2013 Aug 10, compiled Mar 31 2015 23:36:07)
  • What do you mean by "refuse"? What happens exactly? – romainl Jul 29 '15 at 7:23
  • @romainl just an a gets input in my example. – Jason Hu Jul 29 '15 at 11:57
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I found the reason. I have set paste in my .vimrc, and according to the doc (:h paste) this option disable mappings in insert mode:

When the 'paste' option is switched on (also when it was already on): mapping in Insert mode and Command-line mode is disabled

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