Number pad in vi using putty

Stephen Shaw 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...
> 
> http://cialug.org/pipermail/cialug/2005-June/003060.html
> 
> "In the configuration, go to Terminal->Features and check "Disable
> application keypad mode". Save the settings and enjoy a numeric pad
> that works!"
> 
> Kenneth
> 
> 
> 
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If you were a true die hard vi user this wouldn't even be an issue :) :)

Stephen




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