[oclug]VIM pasting oddities
bart-oclug at jukie.net
Thu Nov 14 12:43:30 EST 2002
* Jon Earle <je_linux at kronos.honk.org> [021114 12:38]:
> I'm sure this has been irritating others. When I paste into vim, I get
> all manner of fsckups happening to my pasted text. If I have an indented
> line, each successive line is additionally indented (ie: one indent will
> give two indents on the next line, three on the next and so on).
> Sometimes, the # at the start of a shebang line or a comment will be
> replicated on each successive line as well. Very annoying. The old vi
> didn't seem to do this (I'm glad I kept it installed). Is there an
> incantation to fix this?
smart-indent (si) and auto-indent (ai) are nice but, yes, they are
annoying when pasting text that you don't want to be reformatted.
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