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Is it possible in Vim to

  • Select text with Ctrl+A and Shift (+ Ctrl) + Arrows/Home/End
  • Copy the selection to the system clipboard with Ctrl+c
  • Cut the selection with to te system clipboard with Ctrl+x
  • Paste the system clipboard contents with Ctrl+v like you can in most GUI text editors?

At the moment I have to press
Esc -> v -> arrows etc -> "*y -> "*p -> i
just to select, copy and paste some text.
I would really love to get the standard GUI text editor keyboard bindings in vim.

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