Number pad in vi using putty
sshaw at decriptor.com
Fri Dec 9 23:41:25 MST 2005
On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 21:56 -0700, Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> > kirk wrote:
> >> Can someone please tell me how to get the number pad to work in vi
> >> when I am using puttty to ssh.
> >> It is very frustrating.
> >> Kirk Cerny
> > I noticed that very same quirk. The number pad works on the command
> > line, but fails in vi. If you use vi directly then there isn't this
> > problem. I did notice that if you ssh from another Linux box, this
> > doesn't seem to be a problem. From what I can tell it is only if you
> > use Putty.
> Here appears to be a solution that worked for me...
> "In the configuration, go to Terminal->Features and check "Disable
> application keypad mode". Save the settings and enjoy a numeric pad
> that works!"
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If you were a true die hard vi user this wouldn't even be an issue :) :)
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