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Old January 29, 2017, 10:41   #40
Pondlife
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Grotug View Post
This keyset?

Code:
y k u
 \|/
h-.-l
 /|\
b j n
Seems... very counterintuitive. But I suppose if I were to get used to it I'd never go back. Seems like it might take some getting used to, though.
The HJKL key assignments originally came from the Lear Siegler ADM-3A terminal:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/F...inal_ADM3A.svg

This was used for the vi editor, and rogue (which added the diagonal movement keys).

I've been using them for vi and roguelikes for ages, and as you say once you get used to them you don't go back.
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