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bug #51471: copy mode key bindings also trigger also trigger on the command line (colon)

Submitted by:  Soliton <soliton>
Submitted on:  Sat 15 Jul 2017 01:40:31 PM UTC  
Category:  User Interface Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  None
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
Work Required:  None

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Sat 15 Jul 2017 01:44:58 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Commands to reproduce:
^A: bindkey -m a echo a

If you type that a second time, i.e. when the binding is active, you can't type the a because it triggers the binding.

Soliton <soliton>
Sat 15 Jul 2017 01:40:31 PM UTC, original submission:  

Key bindings from copy mode also count for command mode (^A:).

This seems at least unintuitive especially since the man page advertises command mode as a good way to change key bindings on the fly.

Soliton <soliton>


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