Thus wrote Eric Smith (eric@...
) on :
> most times when I do a global search i want the cursor to retain its
> current position, so I tried the following to return to the last
> :g/pattern\| `'
> and it does not do what is required.
I think you need to end the pattern with a / (since you started with a
Furthermore, you cannot use "`" to position by column as an ex
command, so you probably need
Not though, that
do pretty much the same, except that :il does not move the cursor.
There are differences though, so try it out for size.
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