Re: [dev] [st] pasting to gvim sucks

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2013 12:29:08 +0200


On Sat, 13 Apr 2013 12:29:08 +0200 wrote:
> When copying from vim running in st, lots of spaces are copied, but it
> is another problem.

That’s due to vim using BCE, which will make the remaining line full of
whitespaces with the corresponding background color of the last used
cursor. This is used to save bandwith. But just in case: The other ter‐
minal emulators do the same. Use the internal yank commands if you only
need the text.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Sat Apr 13 2013 - 12:29:08 CEST

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