That is right. I found a hardware pedal for improved text editing in Vim. This is a mind blowing hack for vim user.

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VIM Clutch is a hardware pedal for improved text editing speed for users of the magnificent VIM text editor (1, 2). When the pedal is pressed down, the pedal types “i” causing VIM to go into Insert Mode. When released, it types and you are back in Normal Mode.

The final result:

The first VIM Clutch

The first VIM Clutch

=> See How To Build your own VIM Clutch

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  • donalduck Mar 21, 2024 @ 17:42

    Cool, I want to make one for myself too, it’s probably convenient… it looks interesting… I’m thinking of making one on digispark or arduino

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