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71986Re: substituting only in visual block

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  • Yakov Lerner
    Aug 2 10:13 AM
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      On 8/2/06, Charles E Campbell Jr <drchip@...> wrote:
      > Robert Cussons wrote:
      >
      > > Bernd Strohhäcker wrote:
      > >
      > >> try Charles Campell's vis-script:
      > >> http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=1195
      > >
      > > Thanks for the pointer to this, it is a useful script, if Charles is
      > > out there today, just a little point, it doesn't seem to like 'c'
      > > being used in substitutions, don't know if you already new about that...
      >
      >
      > (messages somewhat abbreviated above)
      >
      > The selected column does show up separately for a bit; however, when one
      > is done answering "y" or "n"
      > (etc), the amended column does get put back -- ie. the confirmed
      > substitution works. That behavior is
      > fundamental to how vis.vim works. It isolates the requested text block,
      > performs the operation, and inserts
      > the text block back.

      Wow. Cute trick. I wondered how it is possible
      to do block-scoped substitution at all.

      Yakov
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