On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 10:37:32AM -0700, Adam Weinberger wrote: > > On 18 Jan, 2017, at 10:35, Julian Elischer <jul...@freebsd.org> wrote: > > > > On 17/01/2017 1:23 AM, Adam Weinberger wrote: > >>> On 16 Jan, 2017, at 9:25, Baptiste Daroussin <b...@freebsd.org> wrote: > >>> > >>> On Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 12:03:08AM +0800, Julian Elischer wrote: > >>>> I noticed that suddenly vim is grabbing mouse movements, which makes life > >>>> really hard. > >>>> > >>>> Was there a specific revision that brought in this change, and can it be > >>>> removed? > >>> This change appeared in one of the last patchset of vim 7.4 and was one > >>> of the > >>> "features" of the vim 8.0 release. > >>> > >>> I do agree this is just totally painful :( > >>> > >>> Best regards, > >>> Bapt > >> One of the things that I inherited with the Vim port was the DEFAULT_VIMRC > >> option (which installs /usr/ports/editors/vim/files/vimrc), and I haven't > >> touched it. > >> > >> I have moused disabled in all my boxes so I have no idea about bad mouse > >> behaviour in Vim. If there is a bad default that is causing grief, let's > >> just fix it in that default vimrc. > >> > >> I'm not really understanding what the unexpected behaviour is so I can't > >> make an intelligent recommendation myself, but I'll go with whatever you > >> folks suggest. > >> > >> # Adam > > I'm in iterm on my mac. > > I ssh to a freebsd machine > > I use vim on a file. > > I used to be able to use the mouse on my mac to copy a few lines into the > > cut buffer.. slide-shift-click etc.. > > now suddenly if I try highlight some code in vim to copy it vim drags stuff > > around, scrolls up and down, deletes stuff and generally makes a mess. > > if click, instead of starting a copy zone it grabs some of the text. > > > > basically it makes hte mouse useless. > > I can;t copy and paste from a file I'm ediitng. I end up having to exit vim > > and do it in vi. > > There have been a number of recommendations in this thread for you, Julian, > including "set mouse=a" and "set mouse=v". Test some of them out and let me > know what works for you.
set mouse= (with nothing) brings back the original behaviour Bapt
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