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Re: Equivalent of vim's o or O commands


From: Brian Adkins
Subject: Re: Equivalent of vim's o or O commands
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 14:07:06 -0800 (PST)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Feb 5, 7:49 pm, Jason Earl <address@hidden> wrote:
> Brian Adkins <address@hidden> writes:
> > On Feb 5, 2:22 pm, Brian Adkins <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> I would like to have the equivalent of vim's o or O commands in emacs.
> >> The o command will open a new line below the cursor and position the
> >> cursor properly indented (if autoindent is on). The O command does the
> >> same but opens the line above the cursor.
>
> >> In emacs, C-o will open a line above the cursor if the cursor is at
> >> the beginning of the line (but won't properly indent), but splits the
> >> line if the cursor is within some text.
>
> >> This is such a common operation for me, that I would like to bind it
> >> to a simple combination instead of requiring C-e C-j.
>
> >> I failed to find a good "emacs for vim users" reference on Google.
> >> There are some partial ones that are helpful, but I would like a more
> >> complete reference as I consider transitioning from vim to emacs. If
> >> anyone knows of one, I'd appreciate a link.
>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Brian Adkins
>
> > I should have searched the group archives first. I found a
> > satisfactory solution from a 2002 posting :)
>
> > (defun bja-open-line-below ()
> >   (interactive)
> >   (end-of-line)
> >   (open-line 1)
> >   (next-line 1)
> >   (indent-according-to-mode))
>
> > (defun bja-open-line-above ()
> >   (interactive)
> >   (beginning-of-line)
> >   (open-line 1)
> >   (indent-according-to-mode))
>
> > (global-set-key [?\C-o] 'bja-open-line-below)
> > (global-set-key [?\M-o] 'bja-open-line-above)
>
> > Being able to customize emacs with elisp is one of the main reasons
> > I'm considering a switch (that and being able to use emacs/slime for
> > Lisp programming).
>
> > Brian
>
> One of the things that you might consider trying is viper-mode.  That
> way you don't have to give up your typist friendly keystrokes just to
> use Emacs' lisp-scriptable goodness.
>
> Jason

Thanks. I did try viper mode briefly, but it seemed nothing like vim
(maybe it's more similar to vi), so I gave up on it.


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