Bug#888206: /usr/bin/vim.basic: Wrong behavior of arrow keys and compose keys.

James McCoy jamessan at debian.org
Wed Jan 24 02:49:32 UTC 2018

On Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 11:18:49PM +0100, luciano wrote:
> I connect to remote systems using ssh and use vi and vim on the remote
> systems  for all administrative tasks. Now I see that the arrow keys
> and the compose keys- these are useful for characters as @ and # if
> you use italian keyboard - have a wrog behavior. Arrow keys commute in
> insert mode, add a new line and a character at the very beginning of
> the new line.

That sounds like Vim is in vi-compatible mode or something has done
"set noesckeys".

Can you post what ":verbose set cp? ek?" shows?

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