Vimpulse: Vim's insert char below/above cursor

Vegard Øye vegard_oye at
Sun Feb 20 21:27:37 CET 2011

On 2011-02-20 20:38, Štěpán Němec wrote:

> Vegard Øye <vegard_oye at> writes:
>> I don't see myself typing "C-3 C-e C-3 C-e" to copy text character
>> by character from three lines ahead, but I might do "C-5 C-e" to
>> get a chunk of characters at once.
> Well, that's what the code I sent you does. ... Not that I actually
> use the prefix argument -- I just lean on C-y/e until I copy as much
> as needed. ;-)

Yeah, same. My point is rather moot ...

> Maybe the most useful version would be to only provide a prefix
> argument at the beginning to mean Nth non-blank line above/below and
> then use that line for all subsequent C-y/es.

Splendid idea! Thanks. Added in commit 54939d3.


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