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Old 08-27-2006, 05:19 PM   #1
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Vim map - to _ and the reverse

I am trying to get vim to switch the - and the _ keys. I have got vim to map the - to the _, which is really handy when I am programming. I used

imap - _
Now, I cannot get it to the reverse, meaning I want to to print a '-' when I would use the key sequence for an '_' (Shift + -). Whatever I map gives me a recursive mapping (which makes sense I guess). Does anyone know how to make this work?
Old 08-27-2006, 11:52 PM   #2
Valdis Grinbergs
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The following will do it:

As you have already done:
imap - _
imap _ -

Type the following two commands as well:

inoremap - _
inoremap _ -


dash, mapping, vim

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