Vim/Python Help

Scott Smith sc0ttsm1th__at__yahoo__dot_com
Thu Nov 9 22:10:28 CET 2006


Thank you!

Python Rocks!

"Tim Chase" <python.list at tim.thechases.com> wrote in message 
news:mailman.1987.1163096064.11739.python-list at python.org...
>> I am just getting into python and am trying to learn how to use the 
>> python.vim script.  I really like the fact that it autoindents for me 
>> while inserting defs etc, but how do I move my cursor to back to outer 
>> block (say at the end of a def) to continue with writing next def while 
>> still in insert mode?  Right now I have to get out of insert mode to do 
>> this....very annoying!
>
> If I understand what you're wanting, it sounds like you want an exdent 
> sort of command.
>
> Vim provides two variants within insert mode:
>
> 1) just plain control+D will exdent one 'shiftwidth'
>
> 2) typing a zero followed by a control+D will exdent you to the far left 
> margin
>
> You can read more in the help at
>
> :help i_CTRL-D
> :help i_0_CTRL-D
> :help i_^_CTRL-D
>
> (that last variant is more helpful for C/C++ coding than for Python, but 
> it's nice to know it's there)
>
> For future reference regarding vim related questions, I highly recommend 
> the vim mailing list, which you can find at www.vim.org which is almost 
> pure content (very high S/N ratio) and gives the python ML a run for its 
> money in terms of fast & accurate responses.
>
> -tkc
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