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How can I bin a key sequence to ESC in zsh?

I wish to do the following

bindkey "jj" <esc>

but cannot find the code for the Esc key

Thanks

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Esc is ASCII 0x1B, so all of \e, \x1b or \033 should work.

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Yes, but the bindkey only seems to allow you to bind to widgets. I did manage to solve this in the end by binding to vi-cmd-mode which is what I was trying to achieve. –  mrwooster Jun 15 '11 at 10:27
    
I wonder if this will allow me to bind custom sequence like ;; to enter into the ZLE vi mode. Can you please provide me with full command for .zshrc to change binding? Thanks! –  A B Mar 19 '13 at 17:56
    
@A.B: It's documented in man zshzle. It should work, but it might become quite annoying to type a lone ; as ZLE will not display it until you enter the next character. –  grawity Mar 19 '13 at 19:51

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