Vim's copy and paste (Re: [Techtalk] mgp2html revamp)

Emma Jane Hogbin emmajane at
Mon Feb 17 01:35:04 EST 2003

On Mon, Feb 17, 2003 at 04:28:13PM +1100, Jacinta Richardson wrote:
> I think that these are backwards.  Do :set paste befor cut'n'pasting into
> vi/vim and do :set nopaste afterwards if you need it.

Yup, that fixed it. Genious. :) It tells me in the status line at the
bottom which kind of INSERT I'm in. It's either regular -- INSERT -- or 
-- INSERT (paste) --



Emma Jane Hogbin
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