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Turn on/off iTerm's Vim scroll setting (not use .vimrc)

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Change the scroll setting when switching to Vim screen with iTerm 2 popular as a MacBook terminal.

I often see an article saying .vimrc the following setting, but it did not work well in my environment.

vi ~/.vimrc

set mouse=a

This time, not the .vimrc, but how to switch the operation from iTerm's setting (Preferences) is described.

Environment information

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Turn scrolling on/off from Setting (Preferences)

iTerm2 > Preferences > Advanced

Mouse > Scroll wheel sends arrow keys in alternate screen mode.

Easy access from the search window with scroll .

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Scroll wheel sends arrow keys in alternate screen mode. setting changes the scrolling behavior as follows.

Yes : Scroll in the Vim window
No : iTerm window scrolls regardless of Vim

In my case, since there are many cases I want to paste from Vim in past console logs, I set the setting to No so that the iTerm window scrolls.

Conclusion - Turn on/off iTerm's Vim scroll setting (not use .vimrc)

While using iTerm 2 with MacBook, you can change the scroll setting in Vim window from Scroll wheel sends arrow keys in alternate screen mode. in Preferences.


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