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Fwd: [SLE] Text editing...
  • From: Donald Musser <dmjmusser@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 14:50:10 -0500
  • Message-id: <37066f670512021150p52430f42od7d452617bfef716@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 12/2/05, Mike Forsman <mike.forsman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Donald Musser wrote:
>
> >An issue I'm having with SuSe...
> >
> >I switched over from Fedora to SuSe on this particular server, and I've
> >discovered (much to my dismay) that once a file has been saved, you
> cannot
> >use Backspace in "Insert Mode" to delete characters or lines in your
> files.
> >You can only delete text in that way if the text has been "freshly
> added,"
> >so to speak...if it is unsaved data. I don't know if this is typical of
> VI,
> >since I'm a fairly new Linux user and am mostly familiar with Fedora Core
> 4
> >(and teensy bit familiar with Red Hat 9.0 from back that one class I took
> >back in college). Is there any way to get around that...at all? I figure
> >it's probably a real long shot but I figured it'd be worth
> investigating...
> >
> >-Myles
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> :set bs=2
>
> Put it in your .vimrc file if you want all of the time.
>
> Mike


Oh hey, thanks a bunch. I'll have to try that out...

-Myles
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