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Poor man's vi-mode

From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 25 Jul 1996 00:38:58 +0000
Organization: Dept. of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway
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[ deleted  - pa ]

you can change the global-map with the function `use-global-map', even if
this is probably a very bad idea.  e.g., you can do this to get into "poor
man's vi-mode":

    (use-global-map (make-sparse-keymap))

like vi, it will beep at everything you do, and you can't quit.  have fun!


Author: Per Abrahamsen (

Modification date: 2013-01-04

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