[iOS] [v0.0.11] vim edit mode

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vim mode; I love it in desktop Obsidian.

I’ve no idea if this is possible on mobile. If not, please feel free to close.

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Unfortunately, it’s not possible

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It might be possible in the future if someone creates vim emulation for CodeMirror 6, but I don’t think that’s something we’ll want to invest time in right now.

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Perfectly understandable. Thanks for the details.

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Does this mean that VIM-mode might be deprecated on desktop in the future? Or is it here to stay?

The current plan is to keep CodeMirror 5 around with vim mode until CodeMirror 6 gets vim mode implemented.

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Glad to hear the plan is to keep vim mode on desktop. Not to be too dramatic here, but if Obsidian drops vim mode I’ll have to stop using it.

I switched to Obsidian from a vim-managed zettelkasten because Obsidian is totally amazing - but a big part of that is it’s vim-mode and general keyboard/hotkey support. Without those it can’t compete with similar power-user software.

On topic though: I’d absolutely love vim support on mobile. I’m typing this message from a Bluetooth keyboard on an iPad after looking around in the Obsidian iOS settings for a vim toggle :slight_smile:

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