[Vimperator] make it so that hitting ESC doesn't stop loading a page

Martin Stubenschrott stubenschrott at gmx.net
Tue Apr 24 10:41:55 PDT 2007


On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 10:13:36AM -0600, Lee Hinman wrote:
> I do this all the time; open a page and attempt to scroll, can't
> because a textbox has focus or the page isn't focused properly, so I
> hit escape to get out of the textbox and end up stopping the loading
> of the page, extremely annoying. I also get in the habit of hitting a
> link on a page that I have Vimperator turned off on, then hitting
> escape to get out of "I" mode so I can switch tabs and I end up
> stopping the loading of the page.
> 
> Even more annoying are the sites that for some reason don't have focus
> until you hit escape, even though the cursor isn't in a textbox or
> anything like that. You have to wait for the page to completely load
> or hitting escape stops loading the page. This happens on a lot of
> Flickr pages.

Good explanation, now I understand the problem, but still don't know
what's the best solution. Maybe really just <esc> for unfocus and
<ctrl-c> to stop loading? Or the other way round (probably not)?


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