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Re: ^A / ^E home keys not working

From: John Skulski
Subject: Re: ^A / ^E home keys not working
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 11:18:30 -0700

Thanks for the reply erik,

I forgot to mention that I've remapped ^A to ` so that shouldn't be an issue.

Also ^U, ^K to kill lines *GENERALLY* work, but not always

Thanks though.

On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 10:21 AM, Erik Falor <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 5/31/08, John Skulski <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hey,
>> I love using screen and have some quirks to iron out.
>> Relevant info, ssh from Mactop (both macterminal and xterm) with to debian
>> screen 4.00.03
>> my ^A / ^E to get me to the beginning and end of lines in zsh or bash. In
>> vim I have ^C to :noh and that works. I'm not sure what controls this or
>> where to look.
> Screen is using ^A as its command
> key.  You either need to change that to another key sequence that isn't used 
> by bash or zsh (I
> find that they don't use the letter O.  Iinvoke `screen -e^Oo`, or add the
> line "escape ^Oo" to your .screenrc).
> The other, slower, option is to type ^aa.  That
> will a ctrl-a through to you application.  But that's twice as many 
> keystrokes when you want to go to the end of the line.
>> Also sometimes in vim (7.x) when I scroll some indents are highlighted
>> (like /^\t+/) but it's not consistent, blocks are highlighted but not every
>> one. ^L fixes it, but I have to do it 70% of times i scroll.
>> Thanks!
>> jsk
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