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8.7 Macros

:ab in out
Use in as abbreviation for out . :unab in Remove abbreviation for in .
:ab List abbreviations.
:map c sequence Map character c as sequence of commands.
:unmap c Disable map for character c .
:map List characters that are mapped.
:map! c sequence Map character c to input mode sequence .
:unmap! c

Disable input mode map (you may need to quote the character with CTRL-V).

:map! List characters that are mapped to input mode.

The following characters are unused in command mode and can be mapped as user-defined commands.

Letters:

g K q V v

Control keys:

^A ^K ^O ^T ^W ^X

Symbols:

_ * \ =

(Note: The = is used by vi if Lisp mode is set.)


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