Thanks Tony.
But I'm too used to use the Esc key to get out of Insert mode.
I will have to figure out another pair of keymaps to jumo between tags.
Cheers

2017-08-05 3:16 GMT+01:00 Tony Mechelynck <antoine.mechely...@gmail.com>:

> On Sat, Aug 5, 2017 at 4:09 AM, Tony Mechelynck
> <antoine.mechely...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 5, 2017 at 1:03 AM, Pablo Giménez <pablog...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> Hello, I would like to map CTRL-[ to do the same action as CTRL-T, or in
> >> other words
> >> to go back one step in the tag stack, doing a :pop command.
> >> It makes a lot of sense to me to use CTRL-] to go forward and CTRL-[ to
> go
> >> backwards
> >> in the stack.
> >>
> >> But for vim ESC and CTRL-[ seems to be the same keystroke and when I map
> >> CTRL-[
> >> it also affects the ESC key, so I can't get out from insert mode using
> it
> >> anymore.
> >> Is there any way to accomplish this?
> >> This is how I am mapping CTRL-[ now:
> >>
> >> nnoremap <silent> <C-[>   <C-T>
> >> vnoremap <silent> <C-[>   <C-T>
> >> inoremap <silent> <C-[>   <C-T>
> >>
> >> Thanks.
> >> --
> >> Un saludo
> >> Best Regards
> >> Pablo Giménez
> >
> > Yes, Vim inherits this ultimately from early ASCII teletypes, which
> > had no separate function keys, so Esc and Ctrl-[ are both seen as
> > 0x1B. Similarly Backspace and Ctrl-H, Tab and Ctrl-I, Ctrl-(any letter
> > a-z) with or without Shift, etc.
> >
> > This can just as well be seen as a feature: if your Esc key is too far
> > out of the way, you can use Ctrl-[ instead. But as you found out,
> > mapping either of them applies also to the other.
> >
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Tony.
>
> P.S. You can regain <Esc> function by mapping something else to it, e.g.
> with
>
>         inoremap ² <Esc>
>
> (assuming that, as on my keyboard, the key left of the 1 gives the
> exponent-2) will let you get out of Insert mode by hitting that. Or
> use for the {lhs} any key that suits your fancy and doesn't cfonflict
> with something that you would use in Insert mode.
>
> Best regards,
> Tony.
>
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Pablo Giménez

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