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Re: Cursor is frozen in Vim and Emacs

On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 01:57:18PM +1200, stuart gear wrote:
>Thank you good sir !!!
>set term=ansi
>in my vimrc and it works perfectly now :)

So, I use "ansi" as an example of an incorrect TERM setting and you set
the TERM to ansi.

Igor's reply to this message says it all, but I was trying to suggest that
you should not be setting the TERM value to anything.  You should let cygwin
(or rxvt or xterm) do that for you.


>cgf wrote:
>On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 01:08:51PM +1200, stuart gear wrote:
>>...if I call up either Vim or Emacs, the cursor is frozen in the top
>>left.  It is impossible to move around, and if you type any characters,
>>the cursor stays in the same place and types over itself.  If I exit
>>the program and return to the shell, typing and the cursor keys return
>>to working perfectly again.
>It sounds very much like you are setting your TERM environment variable
>to something incorrect (e.g., vt100, ansi, linux, etc.), like anything
>at all other than the default, which is set for you automatically.
>See also:

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