Bug#495981: vim: mouse support fails to move cursor past column 223

Thomas Dickey dickey at radix.net
Fri Aug 22 19:52:35 UTC 2008

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 09:30:19PM +0200, Leo Moisio wrote:
> Package: vim
> Version: 1:7.1.314-3+b1
> Severity: normal
> vim -u NONE -U NONE
> :set mouse=a
> :set ruler
> Write a line longer than 223 chars, it can be a long line of letter a or
> whatever.

It's a well-known limitation (perhaps it's not documented in vim's help).
The escape sequences used for the conventional xterm mouse protocol store
the x/y values in one byte each, after adding 32 (space).

Thomas E. Dickey
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