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How to test whether the cursor is at the end of a line in a mapping?

I would like to test in an operator-pending mapping whether the cursor is on the last position of the line. I currently have this, but it does not work: onoremap <expr> i$ col('.') == col('$') ?...
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How to ignore or silence errors in operator-pending mappings?

The following operator-depending mapping works great for me, onoremap <silent> a$ :<C-U>normal! hEF$v,<CR> except when it is issued at the very beginning of a line. What happens is ...
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Problem remapping § to esc in vim on a macbook with touch-bar

I am using a macbook with touchbar. As many others I would like to map a different key to the esc key, since the touchbar esc is a bit inconvenient. My problem is that I have some weird behaviour of ...
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Can't exit buffer using leader mapping - 'cannot make changes'

I have a leader key set up, and a mapping that allows me to exit windows without typing :: let mapleader = 'f' map <leader>q = :q<CR> Today I installed MattesGroeger/vim-bookmarks using ...
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How can I :map a key to something containing spaces? [duplicate]

I want to :map <C-t> :some-ex-command with a space at the end so I can continue typing the command and execute it with enter. I cannot find the syntax for how to do this. I tried :map <C-t&...
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Open command-line-mode from VimScript function

How to reproduce this mapping: nnoremap <Leader>a :DoSomething <C-r>=do_something_arguments()<CR> ..in a function? The desired effect is to open command-line mode with some text ...
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Map <C-J> to <Space> in all possible modes

My space bar no longer works unless I lean my weight on it. The chances of getting the laptop replaced in a timely manner is close no nil. I mostly use vim or vi, even from the bash command line. ...
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Spell check operator

Is there a way to run the spell checking for a single text object instead of the entire file? I would like to do something like: gsip (go spell in paragraph) I've found a gammar check operator: ...
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how can i remap <C-w>{number}h to <C-w>{number}j

I am trying to remap my hjkl keys to jklö. this is not a problem in most simple cases, but with commands like <C-w>h where you can specify an amount in the form of <C-w>{count}h or {count}&...
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How to pass v:register to custom operator when working on custom text object?

I have a simple custom operator, it echoes v:register, it's mapped to ,f. After reading this, i creat it like this : function! s:foo(type,...) echo v:register endfunction function! s:setupOpfunc(...
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Alternate vim mapping

I have a file that looks something like this \usepackage{tex/Forkurs-1p-2p-laererutdanning-2018-V} \usepackage{../Sty/hyper} \begin{document} \input{tex/Forkurs-1p-2p-laererutdanning-2018-V-...
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Do operator ranges/movements/textobjects always overwrite the last visual selection? workaround?

In vim, when I operate on a textobject from a plugin, say the 'inner indent' typed ii from kana/vim-textobj-indent, my last visual selection ('>, '<) is reset to where the operator worked on. ...
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Mappings with counts at the end without using loops?

Suppose you are trying to create a set of mappings such that pressing <C-t> followed by a number # would alternate to the respective tab at index #. I know that using a loop, I can do: " Map ...
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Numpad characters don't work in keybindings mappings (but work in general)

For my terminal Vim 8.0, I have downloaded this plugin that makes changing font size on the fly easy: https://github.com/drmikehenry/vim-fontsize Following the instructions, here is how I decided to ...
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Modify `iskeyword` for keyword-local completion only

Context Some time ago, I added the following line to ~/.vim/after/ftplugin/sh.vim to make working with parameter expansions easier: setlocal iskeyword+=$ This is nice to be able to e.g. ysiw" via ...
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overwrite motion-wiseness of operator pending mode

Background In :h motion.txt, it says: FORCING A MOTION TO BE LINEWISE, CHARACTERWISE OR BLOCKWISE When a motion is not of the type you would like to use, you can force another type by using "v", "V"...
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Operator pending mode remaps not working

I'm trying to build a vimscript can be used with the Dvorak Simplified Layout. I.e., given that the keys on the keyboard plugged into the computer are laid out in the Dovark Simplified Layout (and the ...
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change inner backslashed quotes

I know the ci" motion and others :changes, but I need something like a ci\" in order to change inner a backslashed quotes. Assuming * as the cursor position: a = "message says: \"fo*o bar\"" I would ...
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how to accept count for visual block ctrl+a remap?

I have created a vmap but I can't figure out how to apply a count to it. In this case, the mapping is on <C-a> and 4<C-a> is an example of a command with a count failing to be applied. We ...
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How to allow count *before* my custom operator?

I'd like to define my own operator. Vim's builtin help has a nice little tutorial on it, where they show you can create your own operator with opfunc and g@: nmap <silent> <F4> :set ...
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How to cancel a custom operator-pending command

I want to make a custom search, accessible with operator-pending commands; I use onoremap to make it work in this mode. It's working well, and I can use my command (let's say it's mapped to zz) with ...
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Problem mapping operator

I'm trying to write a mapping that will copy the text and automatically unwrap it at the same time. Here's what I got: function! CopyUnwrapped(type, ...) if a:0 normal! gv"ay else ...
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onoremap: defining a bounded region

I want to craft a custom operator-pending motion if for functions in R language that look like this: doSomething <- function(arg1, arg2, ...) { doStuff(...) } The idea is to be able to press ...
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Is there a way to make the `r` operator accept a motion?

What I would like to do is issue a raiw where the current word would be replaced by an aaaaa word. example: this is a w[o]rd <--- cursor on [] raiw <--- command this is a aaaa &...
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Abort an operating pending mapping

When creating an operator pending mapping in vim, it is possible make the mapping work on an arbitrary (consecutive) piece of text. I am looking for a way to abort the operation. For the case of ...
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Avoid ending up in mode from onoremap

When I'm on an empty line and press cfa, nothing happens, whereas on a line with an a, it will go into insert mode. E.g. I have this: onoremap <silent> a :normal! Favfz Whether I am on an ...
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Define text object that depends on the current operator

I'm curious if it is possible to make a text object aware of its operator. In particular, I am writing a text object for LaTeX environments, where I want different behaviour depending on the operator. ...