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Re: Delete intervening wnitespace (and CR) between words

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  • Reid Thompson
    ... coping and pasting the above into my gvim... 3J works (three capital J) -- You received this message from the vim_use maillist. Do not top-post! Type
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 2, 2012
      On Thu, 2012-02-02 at 07:43 -0900, Chris Lott wrote:
      > Given this:
      >
      > Sheets
      >
      > Sheets of gold
      >
      > Is there an efficient way to delete the intervening white space and
      > CRs between the 'Sheets' to end up with
      >
      > Sheets Sheets of gold
      >
      > ?
      >
      > c
      > --
      > Chris Lott <chris@...>
      >

      coping and pasting the above into my gvim...

      3J
      works (three capital J)

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    • Gary Johnson
      ... Select a range that includes those lines and use ... See ... Regards, Gary -- You received this message from the vim_use maillist. Do not top-post! Type
      Message 2 of 4 , Feb 2, 2012
        On 2012-02-02, Chris Lott wrote:
        > Given this:
        >
        > Sheets
        >
        > Sheets of gold
        >
        > Is there an efficient way to delete the intervening white space and
        > CRs between the 'Sheets' to end up with
        >
        > Sheets Sheets of gold
        >
        > ?

        Select a range that includes those lines and use

        :s/\_s\+/ /g

        See

        :help /\_s

        Regards,
        Gary

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