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RE: Cursor is frozen in Vim and Emacs
- From: stuart gear <s dot gear at auckland dot ac dot nz>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2003 13:57:18 +1200
- Subject: RE: Cursor is frozen in Vim and Emacs
Thank you good sir !!!
in my vimrc and it works perfectly now :)
From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, 4 August 2003 1:34 p.m.
Subject: Re: Cursor is frozen in Vim and Emacs
On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 01:08:51PM +1200, stuart gear wrote:
>...if I call up either Vim or Emacs, the cursor is frozen in the top
>left. It is impossible to move around, and if you type any characters,
>the cursor stays in the same place and types over itself. If I exit
>the program and return to the shell, typing and the cursor keys return
>to working perfectly again.
It sounds very much like you are setting your TERM environment variable
to something incorrect (e.g., vt100, ansi, linux, etc.), like anything
at all other than the default, which is set for you automatically.
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