[TriLUG] Vim '#' character issues
cmdrclueless at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 10:44:24 EST 2006
Actually, it's probably:
The only thing that's bothering me is that 'cinkeys' is not set and
it's not a c-program. Is the cinkeys or indentkeys always active?
On 2/2/06, Shane O'Donnell <shaneodonnell at gmail.com> wrote:
> You're likely running into "cindent" or "smartindent"...
> Set in your .vimrc or at the ":" prompt per session.
> And then take a moment to enjoy the fact you aren't using emacs...
> Shane O.
> On 2/2/06, Brian Weaver <cmdrclueless at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I need some sage advice from any VIM experts out there. I *once* knew
> > how to prevent vim from reindenting lines that started with the '#'
> > character. I've lost that small bit of knowledge and now it's driving
> > me nuts. Doesn't matter what I'm editing: perl, python, shell, etc. If
> > I want to start and continue a comment at the current indentation
> > level in a script, whenever I type the first '#' character vim
> > magically resets the column to 1.
> > I cannot seem to find any key mapping that prevents this from
> > happening. If when I start a new line I first type
> > '<space>-<backspace>-#' then it stays in the correct column.
> > I've used vim for years and love it, but this particular annoyance is
> > very remincent of something M$ would do..... "I don't care what you
> > want, I know better than you! so I'm going to put the # character in
> > the first column! PBBBbbbbt!"
> > Google has been very little help on the matter. Google does great when
> > you want to search on whole words, but it falls flat on it's face when
> > you need to search on a something with funny characters like #, @, $,
> > &, etc...
> > -Brian
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> Shane O.
> Shane O'Donnell
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