> 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
>>> This change appeared in one of the last patchset of vim 7.4 and was one of
>>> "features" of the vim 8.0 release.
>>> I do agree this is just totally painful :(
>>> Best regards,
>> 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.
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