First rule of Vim - drop the arrow keys

If your new to Vim the first thing you should do is disable the arrow keys. Disabling the arrow keys in your text-editor sounds retarded but it’ll make you a much for effective Vim user

Just stick the below config into your .vimrc file and you’ll be forced to use Vim the way it was designed

noremap <Up> <Nop>
noremap <Down> <Nop>
noremap <Left> <Nop>
noremap <Right> <Nop>

You’ll soon find the navigating via h,j,k,l and /? faster than using the arrows and will make you learn many more Vim commands

Justin Kelly

Justin Kelly

Web Developer, Business Analytics, Data Engineer specialising in PHP and Tableau

Based in Melbourne, Australia

Feel free to contact me justin@kelly.org.au or _justin_kelly

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