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Re: Single key navigation, selection, copy-paste, delete, etc. possible


From: weber
Subject: Re: Single key navigation, selection, copy-paste, delete, etc. possible?
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2009 18:22:21 -0700 (PDT)
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On Mar 15, 4:27 am, Foss User <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am currently using C-p, C-n, C-f, C-b, etc. for navigating. I am
> wondering if I can use vi like single-key navigation by just pressing
> p, n, f, b or h, j, k, l or something similar.
>
> I understand this is not possible because in emacs we can edit and
> navigate at the same time. But there are times, when I have very
> minimal editing to and more navigation or moving code around from one
> section of a file to another. In such a case, I wouldn't want to
> bother myself with the 'Ctrl' key.
>
> So, in such a case I would want a mode that I can enable where
> inputting text is disabled and single key navigation, single key
> selection, single key copy, paste, delete, etc. are enabled. Is it
> possible?

The best solution I've found so far is modal-mode.el:
http://jjfoerch.com/git/modal-mode/modal-mode.el
(I'm not the author)
Cheers,
Hugo



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