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Bug 80475 - Arrow keys do not work in vi (vim) with numlock on
Summary: Arrow keys do not work in vi (vim) with numlock on
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: vim
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Karsten Hopp
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-27 00:57 UTC by Forrest
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:49 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-08-26 20:30:29 UTC

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Description Forrest 2002-12-27 00:57:56 UTC
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Description of problem:
The arrow keys do no work in vi (vim) when the numlock is on.  I get:
E388: Couldn't find definitions

When the numlock is off, the arrow keys work as expected.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  From terminal, start vi
2.  Enter some text (if it is a new file), or verify that the arrow keys work
3.  Turn on the numlock key, and try to use the arrow keys.

Actual Results:  E388: Couldn't find definitions

Comment 1 Need Real Name 2003-01-27 15:20:14 UTC
I get the same problem. Thanks for including the workaround.

Comment 2 Josiah Royse 2003-01-27 19:34:50 UTC
I also experienced this in Phoebe1, but the second Phoebe beta 8.0.93 it works:
version vim-*-6.1-23

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