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135935Re: Migrating text from vim to wysiwyg editor

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  • Christian Brabandt
    Feb 2, 2013
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      Hi jcordes!

      On Sa, 02 Feb 2013, jcordes wrote:

      > On Saturday, 2 February 2013 16:09:17 UTC-4, jcordes wrote:
      > > On Saturday, 2 February 2013 14:40:47 UTC-4, Tim Chase wrote:
      > > > On Sat, 2 Feb 2013 10:27:27 -0800 (PST), jcordes wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > On Friday, 1 February 2013 23:46:03 UTC-4, Tim Chase wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > > You could do something like
      > > >
      > > > > > :g/^\</'{+,'}-j
      > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > > > Thanks very much for posting this. Your explanation (in a later
      > > >
      > > > > post) makes a lot of sense,
      > > >
      > > > > but for some reason I keep coming up
      > > > > with an 'invalid range' error when I use :g/^\</'{+,'}-j
      > > >
      > > > The only way I was able to trigger this was if either:
      > > >
      > > > 1) your relative-range happens to be swapped (such that the 2nd line
      > > > comes before the first line), or
      > > >
      > > > 2) if your file only has one line in it.
      > > >
      > > > I might be able to better determine what's going on if you can
      > > > produce a sample file against which I could test.
      > >
      > > Tim, and Christian:
      > >
      > > I have reduced the file to something very short - however, at some point the error changed to E147: Cannot do :global recursive. Here is the short version:
      > >
      > > ###########
      > > 2010.09.06
      > >
      > > Enter more city directory data - I already have quite a lot for my family in
      > > spreadsheets.
      > >
      > > ###########
      > >
      > > There are 5 lines, the last one being empty. Lines 3 and 4 are each terminated by a LF.
      > >
      > > I'm not sure if I may be misunderstanding the original proposal, to do
      > > :g/^\</'{+,'}-j
      > >
      > > Was it intended that the entire file should be visually selected first? I hadn't thought so.
      > >
      > > Thanks for your assistance,
      > > John
      >
      > Sorry for the repost - I just realized I should have attached the test file. Have done so in this message.
      > John
      >

      > 2010.09.06
      >
      > Enter more city directory data - I already have quite a lot for my family in
      > spreadsheets.
      >

      I think, this happens, because there is no empty first line in your
      file. Simply add an empty first line in front of everything and I
      believe the :g command works.


      regards,
      Christian
      --
      Sprich leise und höflich, aber trage stets einen dicken Knüppel bei
      dir.
      -- Theodor Roosevelt

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