5

My vim-using co-worker came by, and since he wanted to do something with files on my PC, I installed evil-mode to allow him to do this more efficiently (vim user trying to accomplish anything in emacs is a sad view). Now I've got a problem: I don't know how to quit evil-mode! I want to turn it off; how can I do that?

7

You should also be able to C-z to enter normal emacs mode, and then another C-z to go back to evil.

4

Finally, I'm free! To exit evil-mode, you need to press : (so that you go into command mode, or whatever it's called), and input evil-mode, then RET. So, just input :evil-mode and press enter. Voila!

  • 1
    I just run evil-mode. M-x evil-mode toggles as expected. When you are in input-mode of vi (cursor is a vertical line instead of a rectangle) press ESC before M-x evil-mode. – Tobias Apr 25 '16 at 14:44
  • @Tobias unfortunately it's not the same for me. Both in insert-mode and the other mode, M-x works like Delete. – MatthewRock Apr 25 '16 at 15:13
  • 2
    If you want you can delete the evil-mode-* folder in your ~/.emacs.d/elpa directory to remove it permanently. – PythonNut Apr 25 '16 at 20:26

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.