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1answer
77 views

Vim not colouring the end of lines when run inside screen

When vim is started inside of gnu screen it does not colour the background after text. Screen looks like it should be setup for handling 256 colours correctly: $ screen $ tput colors 256 $ echo ...
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2answers
91 views

VIM/Screen background color is inverted for non-text characters

I'm trying to use a vim while inside a screen session. For some reason, the background color for the parts of the screen without text are displaying as dark while the parts with text are displaying as ...
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0answers
58 views

prohibitive keymapping with putty, gnu screen and vim

I'm logged in to my Debian machine using putty. I have a GNU screen session open and I am running vim in it. the problem I have is that when I go to save the file using :w<enter> this appears to ...
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141 views

How to disable alternate buffer in GNU screen itself but not for vim, less inside it?

What I would like to accomplish is mouse wheel scrolling behavior that I'm used to in a regular ssh session. In bash prompt mouse wheel should scroll my terminal output, and inside less/vim - the ...
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1answer
53 views

How to switch to an existing vim instance from inside of screen when opening a file twice

When i work on many files with screen and vim, often i try to open a file already open.. I must switch manually between screen windows witch ctrl-space and press ctrl-g until i find the right window. ...
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3answers
831 views

vim under screen under PuTTY working with mouse wheel?

Is there any way to make this work? i'd love to scroll my files in vim with the mouse scroll wheel. Also, i wouldn't mind scrolling the gnu screen buffer with the mouse wheel as well, without having ...
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2answers
103 views

Screen: Grouping all vim invokation under one window

In screen, would it possible to open up all instances of vim in one window? (e.g. window 2) Initially, the window will switch to the designated window and open up the file in the buffer. And ...
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2answers
65 views

Pasting in vim via screen

I noticed that I have to be in insert mode in order to paste in vim using screen's shortcut C-a ] or C-a C-] otherwise I get garbled up (not necessarily garbage) output. I do not think this behavior ...
2
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1answer
422 views

Clearing screen after quit in Windows vim with ConEmu/Cygwin

I'm trying to bring to work together 3 things: ConEmu, Cygwin and vim. The vim in question is not Cygwin vim, but the native Windows vim from gvim package (chosen because Cygwin vim does not support ...
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1answer
68 views

Vim on screen, without looking

I'm trying to do the following: Start a new screen session Start vim on it. Feed commands to it. Check the output as a means of testing vim. I can do this, but the catch is that I want it to be ...
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2answers
574 views

Can I steal a vim session from another terminal?

I forgot to start screen before I started working, and now I've SSH'd into my machine from my laptop. ps -a gives me the process ID of the vim process. Can I steal the vim session from my other ...
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1answer
243 views

control-left and control-right not working in vim, within a screen session

In vim, control-left and control-right are back and forward whitespace-separated word (i.e. synonyms for B and W), the same as web textareas and bash. But when running screen, these keys stop ...
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1answer
192 views

How to connect to a vim server running in a re-attached screen session?

I normally ssh -X to a remote Linux box, launch GNU screen and run vim in server mode inside screen. After detaching and re-attaching to the screen session, I cannot send files to the vim server ...
2
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1answer
42 views

Is it possible to show the current file I have open in vim in my screen tabs?

Was wondering if it'd be possible to somehow show the current file I'm editing in the tabs of my screen Because it'd be way easier to know what I'm switching between.
2
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1answer
884 views

Scrolling in Vim through Screen (and PuTTY) sometimes inserts random characters

I'm having a strange problem with Vim, screen and putty. I am connecting to Screen through Putty, which, in general, works fine. I have had some issues with getting scrolling to work in Vim, however. ...
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2answers
399 views

vim : <c-a> occupied from tmux/screen

I use screen/tmux and vim. In vim, I can't use <c-a> for increment a number, <c-a> is occupied from screen/tmux. any suggestion for a simple map for increment a number ? I try with ...
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0answers
92 views

GNU screen session dies when I open vim or vi

Sometimes it dies in the moment a file is opened. Sometimes it allows me to browse the same file and dies on tenth PageDown, for example. I set "term xterm" in .screenrc.
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1answer
170 views

Vim “* and ”+ in screen

I recently started using screen, and I am enjoying it quite a bit. The problem is, when I run vim from within screen, I can no longer seem to access the + register. It used to be, I could say "+dd ...
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1answer
175 views

How to disable input translation for some keys in GNU Screen?

I have Ctrl-Left and Ctrl-Right bound for vim, and would like to be able to use these shortcuts when vim runs inside screen. However, because of Screen's input translation my key presses are mangled ...
0
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1answer
941 views

GNU screen, vim, and urxvt with 256 colours. gnu

I have defined urxvt*color0: #000000 urxvt*color8: #777777 in my $HOME/.Xdefault. Using vim (console not gvim), this gives me a light grey for strings in bash scripts when I use urxvt. ...
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2answers
3k views

Slight delay when switching modes in vim using tmux or screen

Switching to and from insert mode in Vim is no longer instantaneous since I use tmux. After pressing Esc in insert mode, it takes a noticeable amount of time to actually get out of insert mode. After ...
2
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1answer
1k views

when running screen on OSX, command+r messes up arrow keys in vim across all screens

How do you unwind this? because you wind up pressing command r all the time to reload your browser, and often you're in the terminal. Since I haven't figured out how to re-enable the arrow keys, I ...
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4answers
535 views

How can I interact with the command line through a console if I have vim open?

I'm aware I can do !commands but I'd like to somehow integrate a shell in vim. Or could I use screen and split the screen so that vim takes up say, half of the screen?
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2answers
1k views

TMUX key bindings

I have a problem with TMUX key bindings. When I'm working on a terminal pane, if I press ctrl+pgup, it should scroll the screen one page up, as a normal terminal, but it doesn't. Also, while using ...
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2answers
1k views

GNU Screen affects the display of my terminal

I am using urxvt and running screen. My issues: Underlining - some of the scripts I run have colored output. They are fine if I'm just running through urxvt, but when in screen, they are ...
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3answers
1k views

GNU Screen - Removing vim window after quit

I use urxvt with GNU screen with X11 on my mac. I like it a lot. My only issue, is that when I quit vim, it puts the shell prompt underneath the vim window. This isn't a huge issue, but it ...
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1answer
147 views

recovering from X crash effects on `vim` instances running under `screen`

I've been using screen a lot. One of my motivations is the promise that my editing sessions (e.g. a vim instance) will survive an X crash. Although the screen session does indeed outlast X, I'm ...