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# 1  
Old 09-12-2006
number pad in vi


I'm on a sunos SVR4.0 box, my number pad works on the command line but does not work in vi any ideas how to enable it under vi?

# 2  
Old 09-12-2006
check this..

Once the file is opened via vi (command).

esc --> : set nu ---> enter key
# 3  
Old 09-12-2006

unfortunately that doesn't work, if i use :set all i get these options?

noautoindent number tabstop=8
autoprint nonovice taglength=0
noautowrite nooptimize tags=tags /usr/lib/tags
nobeautify paragraphs=IPLPPPQPP LIpplpipnpbterm=xterm
directory=/tmp prompt noterse
noedcompatible noreadonly timeout=1
noerrorbells redraw ttytype=xterm
noexrc remap warn
flash report=5 window=58
hardtabs=8 scroll=29 wrapscan
noignorecase sections=NHSHH HUuhsh+c wrapmargin=0
nolisp shell=/bin/ksh nowriteany
nolist shiftwidth=8 nofullre
magic noshowmatch norecompat
mesg noshowmode posixsh=/bin/ksh
nomodelines noslowopen
# 4  
Old 09-12-2006
here you go...

esc --> : set number ---> enter key
# 5  
Old 09-12-2006
Hi Dak,

I'm not at the box at the moment (its a work machine!) but does that not set the line numbers on?

# 6  
Old 09-21-2006
hi, setnu will display the line numbers against a line seems you are using a old version of Vi editor try upgrading it and number pad will work. Bye..
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