in VIM on MS Windows, I could use C-q to enter into visual block mode. How about in evil? I tried the same but it doesn't work.


I've never heard of C-q to enter visual block, not even on Windows. The default binding for that, AFAIK, is C-v, and that also applies to evil. But if you wish you can bind visual block to C-q with

(define-key evil-normal-state-map "\C-q" 'evil-visual-block)
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  • C-q is actually bound to Visual Block Mode in GVim. I just checked. – PythonNut May 29 '15 at 3:30
  • You're right, I just checked myself. After years using vim I've never used it. But I think C-v makes more sense because all visual modes are focused on v – Jesse May 29 '15 at 3:38

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