Use u/d for "move up faster"/"move down faster"

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09 May, 2013 08:36 PM

Suggestion: Make the u and d keys act as 'J' and 'K' currently do (move up/down faster). It is very common for these keys to scroll ~one-half screen in Vim-like applications:

  • Vim: ctrl-u / ctrl-d
  • less (and many other utilities that use it): u/d
  • Vimium (Vim keyboard shortcuts Chrome extension): u/d

J/K definitely make sense in a vacuum (SHIFT means more), but since Marked's other keyboard shortcuts are Vim-like, u/d would be more consistent with Vim-like applications.



  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 09 May, 2013 09:25 PM

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    Good call. In your opinion, would ctrl-u/d or just u/d make more sense?

  2. 2 Posted by Jeremy Brudvik on 09 May, 2013 09:39 PM

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    Just u/d.

    Vim uses ctrl-u/d because it uses u/d for more important things (undo, delete), but simpler applications (e.g., Marked, less) can use the keys directly.


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