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vim editor full screen in putty

I am using putty to connect to my linux server and if I open any files with vim or vi editor the editor margins are getting limited, whereas the same full screen is coming if I open in XTERM. My ...
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1answer
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Mouse scrolling down in vim inside tmux via PuTTY, but not up

I'm experiencing an issue across multiple platforms where scrolling down with the mouse wheel works fine, but not scrolling up, while using vim within a tmux session within PuTTY. Any ideas? Maybe ...
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Mouse scrolling in vim through tmux, how to configure?

I'm using a combination of PuTTY, tmux and vim. If I just open an SSH connection with PuTTY and then open vim, mouse scrolling works as expected. But if I open tmux and then open vim inside tmux the ...
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1answer
642 views

PuTTY - When press Up arrow to show command from history, it forces me to edit command in vi? How to change?

When I am in PuTTY, and I execute a bunch of commands, I often want to use the same command I just used. So I press the "Up" arrow. The last command now shows up, but I want to edit it a little. I ...
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0answers
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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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1answer
108 views

reuse an already established connection with win32 gvim

How can I reuse an ssh connection on windows? Ive been using these settings in my _vimrc for sftp and noticed that each time I browse or try to edit a file with netrw, a new connection is created ...
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1answer
135 views

Mapping a leader key combination to Shift-Insert in putty while editing in VIM

I use putty (windows) to connect to a remote machine and my daily work revolves around coding in vim. I have to copy paste from the windows clipboard a lot, and for that I use the Shift+Insert key ...
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1answer
713 views

PuTTY not sending Esc

I SSH with PuTTY from my Win7 x64 laptop to a Unix environment for my office. The problem I'm facing is very similar to this post where I cannot send an Esc character to the terminal. I first noticed ...
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833 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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1answer
77 views

Cannot access “Visual Line” in Vim in PuTTY

I am SSH'ing to a server (running CentOS release 5.4 (Final)). I opened vim, and when I hit shift+v to try to get into "Visual Line" mode, all I get is a beep noise. Why? Why can't I access visual ...
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Can't resize vim splits inside tmux

Everything working fine outside tmux. But in tmux I can't resize vim splits with mouse. I have set mouse=a in .vimrc enabled. is there's any solution for this? .tmux.conf: $ cat ~/.tmux.conf ...
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1answer
203 views

Vim colorscheme warnings

I'm trying to use Astronaut in vim. My ssh client is putty. Never used putty before, but in this company only windows allowed as desktops. I've never had any problems using urxvt through ssh. is this ...
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57 views

How can I map the tabe in vim in putty terminal

I am new new to vim and I have learned tabe n and tabe p I don't know anything about mapping. Is there any way that in putty in vim if I press f5 --> tabe n And f6 ---> tabe p Also where to ...
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1answer
88 views

Set puTTY title to open file

I think this might be impossible, but is there a way to set the title of a puTTY window to the file that vim has opened? All my windows just say vim right now.
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3answers
1k views

Vim is not reading gzipped files automatically

I want to see some zipped log files .gz in unix through putty. When I open them in vim the contents are not readable. I think vim is not able to unzip them.
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456 views

Why do vim's StatusLine and StatusLineNC do not have the same background color?

With the same StatusLine and StatusLineNC highlight colors, when I open multiple windows, the active window's status line always has a lighter color text. I'm using PuTTY, the TERM is set to ...
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1answer
475 views

Using vim with putty: Color schemes do not change the background color

I am trying to use vim on a remote server with putty, and am working on getting my settings set up. My problem is that vim seems unable to change the background color. I have tried using :set ...
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2answers
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copying from VIM in a screen in putty under windows

Anyway i can get text from Vim in the windows clipboard? my sessions are usually via PuTTY, and almost always in a gnu screen if using :set mouse=v i can highlight some lines and they appear in ...
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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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3answers
212 views

How to prevent putty / VIM bell on greater than character

I'm ussing Putty to connect via SSH and running VIM. Whenever I enter a greater than character '>' the bell sound rings. I can disable the bell entirely in Putty but that's not ideal. Can ...
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2answers
596 views

Weird insertion from Vim on mouse click

I'm using putty (on windows 7) to connect to shell and Vim as editor. I also have mouse=a option enabled in Vim, but I get some strange behavior (such as random insertions of characters and/or ...
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2answers
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Putty: Refresh VIM screen

Often when working in VIM via SSH in Putty from a Windows machine I get line corruption, where the display is one line off. Running :!clear or unmaximizing-then-maximizing the Putty window resolves ...
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3answers
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Select all in vim through PuTTY

I'm PuTTYing into a Linux machine from a Windows computer. I'm opening up a large log file in vim and am having enormous difficulty trying to figure out how to select all the text and copy it into a ...
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2answers
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can't use vim from Putty ssh session

I've successfully set up vim on my remote machine to work with telnet, in 256 colors. However, I'm not able to make it work on ssh, even with the simplest configuration (no colors, just simple vim on ...
2
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1answer
259 views

Keyboard issue when using kitty+puttycyg but not when using putty or cygwin alone

I would like to use a unique way to use console on my windows setup. Previously I used putty for remote access to linux servers and cygwin to have unix-like tools on windows. Then I discovered kitty ...
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1answer
10k views

Using colour schemes with vim and putty

I am trying to use the desert color scheme with VIM 7.0 on CentOS 5.6 x64 located here: http://hans.fugal.net/vim/colors/desert.vim I've downloaded the file and saved it in my ~/.vim/colors ...
2
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1answer
439 views

over Windows terminal change cursor width or color in Vim depending on mode

I am using PuTTY to connect over SSH to an Ubuntu server from my Windows 7 workstation. Once connected I am using the Vim installation from the Ubuntu server to edit files. I want the cursor to change ...
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5answers
3k views

How to change Vi editor background

I am connecting through putty and i am using vim editor in putty and writing program in perl. I dont have any particular vimrc file. My problem is that in vim comments are rendered in DARK BLUE on ...
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2answers
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Vim Stuck In Insert Mode

I've been using Vim for several months now via my web host (they allow putty access). All of a sudden, the escape key has become unresponsive. I cannot exist insert or any other mode by simply hitting ...
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4answers
6k views

VIM and putty - mouse issues

i'm not very experienced in VIM. i'm using VIM with putty, and i often use mouse scroll and move text cursor with mouse. also sometimes i need to paste some code from windows clipboard, so i have to ...