is it possible to replace Insert state with Emacs state?

Frank Fischer frank.fischer at
Fri Feb 10 11:36:26 CET 2012

On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 11:15:24AM +0100, José A. Romero L. wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 9:18 AM, Frank Fischer
> <frank.fischer at> wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 12:00:56PM +0800, Eric Luo wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> When in Insert state, some Emacs-state key bindings are shadowed in evil, it
> >> is annoyed as I used to emacs edit command.
> (...)
> Can't you simply use evil-emacs-state? I have it mapped to C-z here, works well.

In fact, it should be mapped to C-z by default. But as I said, using
Emacs state will make trouble with the repeat system, i.e., the
"dot-command" won't probably work anymore as expected. 


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