Single letter insert

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created January 30, 2004 · complexity basic · author Astrobe · version 5.7

Often I have to insert only one character (typically a paren).

:map <C-x> ylpr

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Doesn't work when there is nothing already on the line. I use

:map ,i i?<Esc>r
" and
:map ,a a?<Esc>r

See VimTip466.

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