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110742Re: Finding previous space or tab

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  • Ben Fritz
    Jan 5, 2010
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      On Jan 4, 11:31 am, epanda <callingel...@...> wrote:
      > Hi,
      >
      > I am in visual selection and encouter a problem finding the previous
      > tab or space
      >
      > norm vF y
      >
      > My aim is to visual select a word and then copy it.
      >

      You already have the better way to accomplish your task (using one of
      the word text objects, :help text-objects) however in general ":normal
      vF " ought to work to select text from the cursor up to and including
      the previous space. What was it doing instead?

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