created December 10, 2003 · complexity basic · author kallumama · version 5.7
You can move to the next word in insert mode using <shift> <right arrow key>
You can move to the next word in normal mode using w
You can move to the previous word in insert mode using <shift> <left arrow key>
This is true when not using :behave mswin. <C-Left> and <C-Right> will work in either case.
Not quite. <C-Right> differs depending on whether you are in insert mode or not.
normal mode: <c-right> moves by WORDS (like ":normal W") :help <C-Right>
insert mode: <c-right> moves by words (like ":normal w") :help i_<C-Right>