Questions tagged [input-methods]
Questions about techniques to input text other than what is literally labelled on keycaps on a keyboard
How does the dialog for W11 work?
If I edit a file outside of a Vim session, then go back to the Vim session, I get this nice message: W11: Warning: File "~/.vimrc" has changed since editing started See ":help W11" ...
Stenography (Plover) integration
I use Vim for academic writing and my preferred writing method is using stenography with Plover. Is there any initiative to integrate Stenography/Plover into Vim? Currently, I am switching keyboards ...
How to handwrite with onscreen samsung keyboard on vim?
I am using J6+ samsung hp. I can handwritte with samsung onscreen keyboard on all social media platforms, but on vim I can't. Why not? Is there a workaround? I need to write certain asian words that I ...
rewrite selection using keymap
Is it possible to replace already typed text with the same string parsed by a keymap loaded with :set keymap? For example, assuming there is a keymap that translates SYM_GROUND into the unicode ⏚ ...
Ex command to put value of variable into terminal emulator?
Using a terminal emulator (with :term), I would like to insert the value of a variable at the terminal cursor. In a normal text buffer, I could use put =g:my_variable or exec ("normal! i" . g:...
Control (or respond to) Input Method on Mac OS?
Occasionally, I need to edit text in Chinese, and the input method I use makes it extremely tedious to do so with vim. Each time I want to leave insert mode, I have to <C-]> (to return to normal ...
How do I "draw" a buffer from scratch in an efficient manner?
I am writing a small plugin to manage my address book (the actual plugin interfaces with the abook program). I use a special buffer (nofile) and I redraw the entire buffer each time something changes....
greek_polytonic keymap file not working
Is anyone using this keymap file with success? https://github.com/vim-scripts/greek_polytonic.vim I get only Latin output after following the instructions.
Test `.in` files in Java program
I have a folder with some input files (text files with extention .in). In same folder, I have made a Java program. I want to test the input of all the input files in this Java program. In a GUI, I ...
readline: inputrc vi keys, ipython and the del key [closed]
I have the following .inputrc: set editing-mode vi set keymap vi-command set show-all-if-ambiguous on set completion-ignore-case on In bash when I type following (in insert mode!) as an example, # ...
Use ISO Level3/5 as modifier in vim keymap?
I've been using the pseudo keymap solution from my previous question to great effect for 6 months now. The short version is that it allows me to keep the computer keyboard map in my usual Programmer's ...
What is the easiest way to insert Unicode characters into a document?
When writing documents occasionally I want to insert Unicode characters into the text. Sometimes I know the character code and sometimes I look it up on the web. Currently I go to insert mode and ...
What is the easiest way to insert en dash in Vim?
To insert an en dash, I use ^v u 2014 which is seven keypresses. Is there an easier way? (I was looking at digraphs and didn't find en dash there.)