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110744Re: Finding previous space or tab

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  • epanda
    Jan 5, 2010
      On 5 jan, 15:56, Ben Fritz <fritzophre...@...> wrote:
      > 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?



      eg : cursor is on (

      void\tfoo:bar (
      void foo:bar (

      'norm hvF ' works only in case 2, I would like the same command to
      work on both cases.
      Thanks

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