Vimperator is a plugin for Mozilla Firefox that gives the browser a Vim-like user interface.

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How do I get vimperator to ignore a site such as gmail

vimperator is great for navigating the web in general form the keyboard, though some pages like gmail have domain specific keys that are better for that specific task. For instance in gmail j and k ...
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How can I show and hide the developer tools with vimperator in firefox?

Well, I didn't find anything on this topic. Is there a way to interact with the developer tools in firefox via vimperator?
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Firefox with Vimperator: how to remap the shortcut to the vimperator search bar?

I'm trying to remap the default Vimperator find on page key "/" to "\f" but without luck. I've tried this command: :nmap \f / but it doesn't work. And a Google search didn't bring any good ...
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Scroll down with Pentadactyl on DuckDuckGo

I would like to use the DuckDuckGo search engine. But there's an annoying problem that makes it unusable for me: I use Pentadactyl (the Vimperator fork) with my Firefox. On a fresh DuckDuckGo result ...
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Vimperator searching / hinting diacritics issue

I wanna ask if is there any way to search/hint in vimperator without diacritics sensitivity. E.g. search for 'skola' and match 'škola'. It's really annyoing to constantly switch between english/czech ...
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Current method to set Firefox address bar search URL?

I've done a bit of reading on this, but still can't figure out a nice way to do it. It might be worth mentioning that I'm using Vimperator with Firefox. I want to set the default Firefox address-bar ...
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How can I quickly search the content of my clipboard in vimperator? [closed]

I've added several sites that allow me to geolocate IP addresses as Firefox search engines. These can be searched in Vimperator like this: o ipsearch IP_address o ipsearch2 IP_address What ...
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Copy an IRL instead of a URL?

IRL is a UTF-8 encoded page address, in contrast URL which only allows a subset of ascii and everything beyond that is percentage-encoded. In pentadactyl IRL appears, in an address bar: and as ...
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Vimperator broken on newest Firefox?

Vimperator seems to be badly broken on my newest Firefox(Don't know whether it has anything to do with it being Developer Edition). "Follow hint" can't be launched, the UI for any command is a mess, ...
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Vimperator: Map key to get out of Hints-mode

When I enter f in Vimperator I see all the links I could jump to. I want to exit this mode (Hints mode), with a key other than <Esc>. Currently: <Esc> will exit, I'd like to map \ ...
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Select previously active tab in Firefox with Vimperator

So I am on one of the pinned tabs, then I do :t google something it switches me to the new tab, and… How can I go back? Neither gT nor gb or gB work.
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Give Vimperator key combinations (e.g. <C-i>) priority over all site specific ones

When in an input field the key combination <C-I> opens an instance of your editor where you can then write and save so the output is sent to the input field. However, when I use this key ...
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How to focus efficiently on the google search bar in vimperator?

Search bars can normally be focused using f or ;; and <enter>, but this doesn't work on the Google search bar for some reason. Suppose I just did a search :open hello world, I currently do the ...
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How can I import an old set of quickmarks into vimperator? A manual copy that overwrites is set to default

C:\Users\me\vimperator\info\default\quickmarks is overwritten via the copy command with an older copy that has the quickmarks I want. I've verified this by looking at the older copy in a text ...
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Show link destination with Vimperator

Because I'm not too fond of surprises on the web, I'd like Vimperator to show me where a particular link on a website leads to. A URL would be nice. Thanks.
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Vimperator; how to hide scrollbars on tabbar?

Since the release of the latest version of firefox, I've been having an issue where Vimperator will show scrollbars on its tab-bar. I can't find any relevant options in Vimperator's docs or via ...
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Make vimperator not persist addresses in command line

Current adresses show in the bottom of the screen on the right, opposite of where commands are entered. I'll call it the command line. Problem is, the adresses are still there when I start typing a ...
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How to increase the font size of the command line in vimperator / pentadactyl?

What to I insert into my .vimperatorrc to make the font size of the command line bigger?
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How can I inspect an element with vimperator/pentadactyl?

I'd like to be able to inspect an element (i.e. a link) with the built-in Firefox inspection tool, similar to right-clicking on an element and selecting "Inspect Element," only I'd like to be able to ...
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How to remove the urlbar/navigator bar of the Iceweasel 29.0.1?

I just updated my Iceweasel on Debian Jessie. The current version number is 29.0.1. I like using vimperator which does not work well with a navigator bar because the navigator bar always catch the ...
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Using Vimperator with Programmer Dvorak

In Programmer Dvorak layout keyboard (image), numbers are on top of the row, you have to press Shift to add a number. Do you have any ideas not to use Shift when on Hint mode of Vimperator? (Others ...
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Vimperator: map <S-/> to /

I want to change / key to <C-k> and ? to /, therefore my ~/.vimperatorrc has these lines: map / <C-k> map ? / The first line works but the second line doesn't make any change. I have ...
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Using vim / vimperator key bindings in Midori

I have recently been struggling to find a good lightweight browser with Vim keybindings that will run on Debian Linux (wheezy). Dwb crashes all the time, Luakit is very old, Chromium has memory ...
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Vimperator: mapping command while in insert mode

I'm trying to make it easy to swap dictionaries while in insert mode, but when I map the command with inoremap, it just enter the command in the text area without doing anything. My command for ...
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In between multiple tabs, how to use Vimperator to open a tab after current one

or the other way to put it How to get back to the previous tab I was working on, after closing the latest [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] Scenario If you're a Firefox user you know ...
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How to close pinned tab at firefox using Vimperator

I am trying to close the pinned tab in Firefox 27.0.1 using Vimperator 3.8.2 using the d key, such as Gmail pinned tab on the picture above but I receive the following message: cannot close an app ...
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Hide status line / bottom bar in vimperator?

Is there a way to hide or maybe just autohide the status bar in vimperator?
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Pin tab by default?

Is there a way to make firefox open tab as a pin tab by default? I often work with multiple tabs. My "home page" alone is 7 tabs already. I pin them all, still it'll be better for me to open all tabs ...
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remapping Vimperator's backspace key

How can I remap the backspace key in Vimperator? I can't find its equivalent, like or etc. I'm sure I'm staring right at it. Any hints you can give me would be much appreciated.
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Escape insert-mode at a particular URL in Vimperator

Whenever I search for a word in vocabulary.com Vimperator finds the word & put me in the search box & as a result I can't use any vimperator command as I am in insert-mode. I figured out 2 way ...
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How do I remap keys in caret mode and textarea mode in vimperator?

I use vimperator with my operating system set to an alternate keyboard layout. It's pretty easy to remap things in insert and normal mode with inoremap and nnoremap in my .vimperatorrc, but I can't ...
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Vimperator could not be installed because it is not compatible with Iceweasel 17.0.9

I use Iceweasel 17.0.9 on Debian Testing (Jessie). When I visit https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/vimperator/contribute/roadblock/?src=dp-btn-primary&version=3.8 and try to install ...
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No longer able to edit text areas in an external editor with vimperator

I'm running Vimperator 3.8 on Firefox 25. I am no longer to able to use C-i to edit a text area in an external editor on sites that are trapping C-i for their own use. This has become particularly ...
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How to remove that extra text from URL titles in Firefox browser?

I am using Firefox with Vimperator. On Mac I use Shiori to bookmark. I also use Pinboard's default add-on (on both Mac and Windows, but mainly on Windows as there's no Shiori). When I used to ...
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Vimperator: sublime text as an external editor in os x

I tried to set up Sublime Text 2 as an external editor for Vimperator on os x, but with no success. Here is what I have in my .vimperatorrc: set editor='bash -lc "subl -w"'
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Determine command name in vimperator

I would like to customise vimperator using the .vimperatorrc file. For now I am doing things like :cmap <C-g> <Esc> so that C-g cancels inputing a command, just as does. However, I ...
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How to make Vimperator work with Sublime Text 2?

I am using Firefox & add-in Vimperator and want to use Sublime to edit textareas. Currently when I focus textarea and press CTRL+i I get "Command not found: gvim". I already have Sublime ...
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Vimperator - How to emulate CTRL+F bar - search text within the page

There must be a keyboard shortcut within Vimperator that enabled me to search the page like CTRL+F in Firefox does, but so far I can't seem to find it. Can anybody tell me what the keyboard shortcut ...
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Open all files in a VIM split window view with grep/ack command

I did a ack-grep on files that contain a string. I then want to open these files in a VIM veritcal split window view. How can this be done via the terminal?
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asdfghjkl; plugin, still alive?

i really love the concept of vimperator and i found this plugin pretty awesome: asdghfkl plugin. It's supposed to remap the numbers to letters for the Hint prompt. Thing is I tested it and it's not ...
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How to make vimperator keybings not work for newsfox?

With modes.passAllKeys I can make Vimperator not work for some urls, Gmail, for instance. Now I use newsfox to read RSS news, but newsfox use a special fixed url chrome://newsfox/content/newsfox.xul, ...
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vimperator j/k different scroll?

Like Vim, vimperator use j/k to scroll up and down. It's too slow by default so I need to remap them. nnoremap k 5k nnoremap j 5j What surprises me is that the lines that are scrolled are not ...
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caret navigation (getting a text cursor) in Google Chrome?

I use Google Chrome on OSX. Is there a way, within the browser, to get a text cursor that will allow me to navigate through text, selecting and copying text using only the keyboard? I've looked at ...
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Vimperator: Entering insert mode after search

After I find some text using / on input field, I don't want change to insert mode when there is a match until I press c for caret mode. How can do that? Right now, press n for next match enters into ...
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Firefox with Vimperator: how to toggle Find bar?

I'm using Firefox with Vimperator Vim emulator plugin, but instead of using its / key for searching, I prefer to use regular built-it Find bar, invoked by Ctrl-F. The problem is, if Vimperator is ...
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Running a Script on a Webpage from Vimperator [closed]

The problem I would like to solve is this. I browse to a website that contains ordered blocks of text one after another. I would like to run a script on this page that goes into the webpages source, ...
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Vimperator seems to search with Google by default – how to change that

On a Debian system I use Mozilla Iceweasel 10.0.11, with Vimperator 3.5. I want to change the search engine which vimperator (not iceweasel) seems to use by default. If I type things like :open ...
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Fix Vimperator's “TypeError: elem is null” warning

Vimperator often reports the error TypeError: elem is null (at the bottom status) when opening new pages. I cannot see that something failed, in fact, everythings works fine. Is there a way to find ...
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Directly 'save as' an embedded image with Vimperator using hint-mode

How do I directly 'save as' an embedded image <img> chosen with hint-mode in Vimperator? Hit a keystroke, choose which image with a number (hint), and the 'save as'-window will pop up. You ...
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How to change characters used for link hints in Firefox Vimperator?

Instead of numbers used for link hints in Firefox Vimperator addon, I would like to display characters like in Vimium in Google Chrome. How can I change this configuration?