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

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How to leave frame-focus mode in Vimperator

I accidentally pressed ;f on GitHub and it shows only the frame created by the Octotree extension. However, if I open the browser in private mode, it shows the full page. I know I could just kill the ...
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Bookmark without pop-up prompt in Mozilla Firefox

I usually bookmark pages pressing Ctrl-D but it pops up a prompt asking for confirmation or additional editing including assigning tags. I used to to bookmark with A key of vimperator, but Vimperator ...
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Firefox Vimperator - dark theme makes the command line hard to see. Change using CSS?

I'm currently using Vimperator with the FT Deep Dark theme on Firefox 53.0 (32-bit), and the setup is excellent save for one nagging issue - the command line for Vimperator is black text on dark grey ...
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how to quickly switch to an already opened tab (buffer) in Vimperator

I tend to open a lot of tabs during my everyday browsing and I've newly switched to Vimperator. I found that you can use :buffer {number/keyword} to navigate to an already opened tab. But I think it ...
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Vimperator Keybinding, Requires Additional Keypress

I'm really new to Vim/Vimscript, and I'm trying to configure my .vimperatorrc to execute the same as when I run :open google search-term. From reading, it looks like I need nnoremap g :open google<...
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Vimperator tabopen not a vimperator command

For some reason Firefox's vimperator :tabopen command suddenly doesn't work. :open still works. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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Show number of find matches

When searching for text on a webpage with Firefox, without Vimperator, each match is shown on the status bar as '1 of 9', '2 of 9', as each is highlighted. When using Vimperator, no such detail is ...
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How to open the previous url from the history in a new tab in Vimperator

In normal Firefox, I can open the previous history item in a new tab by middle clicking the back button in the location bar. Does Vimperator have a keyboard shortcut to do this?
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vimperator focus firefox built in search

Is there a keyboard shortcut to focus the built in search bar in the top right corner of Firefox? I saw a similar question which suggested 'gi' but that's for focusing a textbox within a webpage.
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Adding "comma" in ignorekeys list in Vimperator

How can we add the comma character (,) in the except list of ignorekeys setting in vimperator? I tried escaping it with backslash (\) but it didn't work: :ignorekeys -except=:,/,\,,j,k Is their ...
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How to select items in tab menu of Vimperator

After clicking t Vimperator shows up a tab window with Smart Completitions, and for example when typing addon it shows the URLs with the keyword on it. What I want is to select the URL I want from ...
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Accessing tooltips with Vimperator

I use Navigation popups on Wikipedia which is very handy to not to jump over multiple articles opening them in new tabs. It requires a mouseover action to display the short preview of the article. I ...
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Firefox previous tab

Is it possible to go to the previously active open tab natively in Firefox or using Vimperator? It is especially useful when pressing Ctrl+T to open a new tab and Firefox open it as the last tab, ...
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Mapping Keys to Commands in Vimperator

I want to close the current tab on clicking ww that is two minuscule w's sequentially So I imagine I need to put in vimperatorrc a line similar to the following map <ww> :tabclose<CR> ...
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escape from pdf files using vimperator

About a year ago I switched to gvim as my main text editor. In order get the same benefits when browsing, I installed vimperator. It is not perfect, but does a good job at replicating vim ...
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DuckDuckGo Keyboard Shortcuts

I've recently installed Vimperator and it is a great thing leading me to remove the mouse and experience mouse-less browsing. I've also replaced Google by DuckDuckGo on Firefox so now I rely on its ...
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Show current URL in Vimperator status line

I used to be able to show the current page's URL in the Vimperator status line while in :open mode by hitting the up arrow (i.e., without yanking it to the clipboard), but that is no longer working (...
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vimperator: write foo.html without foo_files/*

When saving a webpage with :w foo.html, vimperator also creates a directory foo_files, whose contents I find to be bloaty and uninteresting. How can I tell vimperator to behave like Firefox's file / ...
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vimperator: Using external editor (e.g., vim) to edit Stack Overflow text

Utilities like vimperator allow editing content of HTML form fields in an external editor. With vimperator there is shortcut Ctrl+I which, when in an edit box, opens the text in an external editor. ...
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Vimperator: How to press on buttons which aren't really links

I know that I can open links by pressing f/F and then the number of the link. But my problem is, that I am on a webpage with buttons, which do some stuff but they are no links. But I need to press ...
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Vimperator: How to list the history in current tab and select one to go back to?

Vimperator has the key "H" to page back, but how can I view a list of history for the current tab and go back to a selected one?
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How do I copy the title of a webpage in Vimperator?

Is there a shortcut/command to copy the title of a webpage in Vimperator?
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How to disable Pentadactyl per site?

Is there a more definitive way to disable Pentadactyl on a url basis that is not -- PASS THROUGH -- ? When I try to use codepen.io I cannot edit any text fields, with or without pass-through enabled. ...
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In between multiple tabs, how to use Vimperator to open a tab right after the current one

My tabs: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] Scenario I am working on the 5th tab on Firefox and looking for a way to open a tab between 5th and 6th and not after 9th which would be done by t or o ...
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Vimperator and Firefox JavaScript Debugger dont allow javascript code to be interpreted

While using vimperator and having JavaScript Debugger on, if split view is toggled javascript code is not interpreted on enter, it add a new line. Actually I have no idea on how it is possible to ...
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Vimperator -- Custom ExtendedHit to launch script/program on matching regex

I want to define a custom extendedhint in vimperator that: Matches a regex pattern Feeds that match to a script as such: ~/bin/script regex-match-as-arg Where should I start solving this problem? ...
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Change Activation (Tab Focus) Behavior for Vimperator Mappings

I want to create a new vimperator key mapping that duplicates the functionality of undo, but opens the tab in an unfocused/background tab. I know that tabopen uses the flag ! to toggle activation ...
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Find next in vimperator?

I'm new to vimperator. Like it for the most part, but a major problem for me is the inability to find next/previous using n and N. After I do /search_term, pressing n or N only adds to the search term ...
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Use a key sequence to escape from command-line mode in vimperator

Is it possible to use a key sequence (I like to use ,.) to escape from command-line mode in vimperator? I have remaped ,. to like this: " leader key map , <Leader> map <leader>. <Esc&...
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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 result. ...
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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 I want to ...
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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 a "...
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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 \ instead....
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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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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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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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How to get back to the previous tab I was working on, after closing the latest

My tabs: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] Scenario If you're a Firefox user you know that if you have 10 tabs open and say you're in the tab #5. If you open a new tab which will ...