[lug] backspace key not working in vi (off topic)

Ken Scott kscott-list at pcisys.net
Wed May 31 16:12:20 MDT 2000

Another option is to set cp in your local .vimrc file. This sets Vim into
strict vi compatibility mode (which has the side effect of disabling the
multilevel undo, and other enhancements).


On Wed, 31 May 2000, Hugh Brown wrote:

> I got rid of it by modifying the system wide vimrc which is buried deep somewhere.
> I find it by doing 'locate vim|grep macro'  I think you can also find it by
> doing vi --version.  I also just traced through what happens on boot up and
> found the appropriate rc files that set the color ls and all of that stuff.
> Hugh
> > 
> > How do you get rid of all that "cutesy color term garbage"? I haven't had
> > the time to really take a look at this "feature", but it annoys the !@## out
> > of me. Thanks..Kevin
> > 
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