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Re: binding key sequence "js" to vi-command-mode?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: binding key sequence "js" to vi-command-mode?
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2008 22:30:22 -0500
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Britton Kerin wrote:

> I'm wondering if its possible to emulate this behavior in bash.  I
> tried:
>     bind -m vi-insert "js": vi-command-mode
> but it doesn't seem to work: typing the sequence from insert mode
> just beeps when j is typed and then the s gets inserted.

It doesn't work because that's not the name of the command and you
have the key binding syntax slightly wrong.  Try

bind -m vi-insert '"js":vi-movement-mode'

which works fine for me using bash-3.2.48.


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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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