Vim's help says Mac users can map command-key with <D-, so I wonder if PC users can map the Options key(between left ctrl&alt, hex code 0x66).

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Is it possible? Thanks!

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    No, it's impossible without third party tools. That key is simply invisible to Vim.
    – romainl
    Sep 21, 2016 at 12:28

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Here are the results from pressing o, <C-o>, <M-o>, and Windows + o (in that order):

[~]% cat < /dev/stdin

As you can see, a regular o and Windows + o aren't distinguished here.

As near as I can find, there is no way to fix this in either terminal Vim or Gvim :-( Many "solutions" simply remap the Windows key to Alt, but that is not a "solution" as far as I'm concerned...

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