Gabriel Farrell on 29 Sep 2006 14:46:32 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] vim display problems

Hmm, I've been using vim on Debian for a good while and I've never
seen this behavior.  You might want to try posting this to vim or
vim-dev[1].  Be sure to include the output from vim --version.



On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 10:09:09AM -0400, Isaac Bennetch wrote:
> Greetings list members,
> I have a problem typing on a Debian box. Within vim, the characters
> don't always appear correctly: spaces appear to be one or two
> characters before or after their intended place, characters are
> sometimes repeated, etc[1]. Saving, closing, and reopening the file
> results in the text displaying correctly. I've reproduced the behavior
> from within Putty (a great SSH client for Windows) and from the
> console. The problem does not seem to occur with emacs.
> As far as I know, my vim install is pretty standard. Any ideas what
> could be causing this?
> [1]: For example "This is a test" appears as "Thisisa test is a test",
> "Hello, how are[backspace]e you today? This is odd behavior" appears
> as "Hello, howare yo yt tda? Thisis odd be bavior"
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