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Why does my Vim/VsCodeVim requires double tapping '^' to go to the first character of the line?

My own solution (with credits to Vivian): It appears that ^ is a dead key, used to produce accented characters (e.g. for French). Apparently, my Windows installation came with the default keyboard: ...
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Why does my Vim/VsCodeVim requires double tapping '^' to go to the first character of the line?

I suspect that in your keyboard layout (like in mine ;-)) the ^ key is an 'dead' key, it produces a character only in combination of the next one ^o gives ô, ^^ gives ^. The solution I have is to use: ...
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