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Vi commands in all your Cocoa apps

Jason Corso - Vi Input Manager Plugin

Vi Input Manager seems like a godsend for Mac (or more accurately, Cocoa) users who have Vi commands permanently installed in their fingertips.

This bundle patches the Cocoa Text System to add a Vi-like command mode. After entering command-mode (typically, by hitting escape in Vi), ordinary Vi commands can be typed and the text field will be updated accordingly...

Right now, you should be thinking -- "you mean the editor in XCode will behave like Vi?" Answer: Yes.

Reminds me it's about time for another round of trying to learn Vim.

[ via: Vi Input Manager - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) ]

jeff's picture

Sadly, this is still missing...

Sadly, this is still missing some of the features I find as key. Like ( and ) for forward and backward by sentence. That's great, useful stuff, but sadly missing here. It's probably trivial to add, but I've got many higher items on my list than fiddle with key bindings to make vim work in Safari, alas.




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