Re: [dev] st: bracketed paste mode

From: Egmont Koblinger <>
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2013 17:55:26 +0200


> Could you put an example when it is useful?

The typical use case is when copy-pasting source code (or any kind of
indented text) into text editors that do their own intentation, and
the two add up together and produce a staircase effect. With this
feature text editors can temporarily switch off autoindent.

See e.g.
(especially the 2nd comment)

hope that helps,

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