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davew

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Win7x64 B5: VIM emulation column backspace deletes
« on: September 19, 2014, 05:42:33 pm »
In the VIM emulation, when I select a column using Ctrl-V and type a character, which gets inserted on each row, then press backspace to change the character just typed, it deletes the next character instead.

Then pressing 'u' for undo, just toggles back and forth between visual mode and normal mode, not undoing anything.
« Last Edit: September 19, 2014, 05:44:04 pm by davew »

Clark

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Re: Win7x64 B5: VIM emulation column backspace deletes
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2014, 07:42:20 pm »
Thanks for the bug report. We will look into this.

The undo issue isn't a bug. In visual mode, u lower cases the current selection. Use a non modal undo key or the undo tool button.

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Re: Win7x64 B5: VIM emulation column backspace deletes
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2014, 01:51:47 pm »
The undo doesn't work as expected. After going to visual mode with Ctrl-V and having the backspace delete the wrong character, I exited visual mode and pressed 'u' to undo the incorrect change. Instead, it just put me back into visual mode, so I could never use 'u' to undo the mistake.

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Re: Win7x64 B5: VIM emulation column backspace deletes
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2014, 02:19:44 pm »
I'll see if we can change this. Unlike vim, SlickEdit undoes selections which isn't valuable for this modal key situation.

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Re: Win7x64 B5: VIM emulation column backspace deletes
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2014, 03:47:27 pm »
Backspace in this situation fixed for next beta. Changed undo for VIM emulation not to to go from command mode to visual mode.