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How To Use the Number Pad in Vim on iTerm2

If you use iTerm2, a great alternative to Terminal on Mac, then you’ve probably tried to use the number pad and realized that it doesn’t type numbers. Good news, there is a setting you can change to make the keypad work.

In iTerm2 go to preferences -> profiles -> keys -> load preset… and choose “xterm with Numeric Keypad”

iTerm Keys

Close the preferences and enjoy using the number pad on your keyboard!

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1 Response

  1. Luca says:

    Good tip, thank you!

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