I have a Vim configuration that is somewhat unconventional. I bind Shift+H and Shift+L to move left by 7 characters and move right by 7 characters, respectively. This makes it easier for my brain to time the keyboard repeat to rapidly position the cursor where I want it to go as quickly as practically possible.
Anyway, I'm curious whether mapping a single key to such an action (move seven characters) like this is even possible, and I'd likely need to patch the shell itself. But, maybe the key binding system could allow for it?
I don't believe doing conversion or mapping at any other level (such as the terminal emulator) makes sense, as I need the terminal itself to keep sending the usual