## Re: Deleting a repetative pattern

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• Hi, ... Regards, Jürgen -- Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact
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Hi,

Eric Leenman wrote:
>
> I have a file which contains lines like below
>
> Line 18 | 200 040 200
> 200 200 051 200 1C2 200 2E2 Line 18 |
> 200 040 200 040 200 052 200 1B9 200 2F4
> Line 18 | 200 040 200
> 040 200 200 200 1C2 200 2DC
> Line 18 | 200 040 200
> 040 200 063 200 1D6 200 2D4
>
> How do I deleted per line all the 'odd' 200?
> So that it becomes like:
>
> Line 18 | 040
> 200 051 1C2 2E2 Line 18 |
> 040 040 052
> 1B9 2F4 Line 18 |
> 040 040 200 1C2 2DC
> Line 18 | 040
> 040 063 1D6 2D4

use the 'g' flag of the substitute command:

:%s/\<200\>/ /g

Regards,
Jürgen

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• ... Notice that his output does have *some* 200s in it. I m not sure what the input/output looks like exactly, as it s possible that MTA/MUAs between Eric and
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>> Line 18 | 200 040 200
>> 200 200 051 200 1C2 200 2E2 Line 18 |
>> 200 040 200 040 200 052 200 1B9 200 2F4
>> Line 18 | 200 040 200
>> 040 200 200 200 1C2 200 2DC
>> Line 18 | 200 040 200
>> 040 200 063 200 1D6 200 2D4
>>
>> How do I deleted per line all the 'odd' 200?
>> So that it becomes like:
>>
>> Line 18 | 040
>> 200 051 1C2 2E2 Line 18 |
>> 040 040 052
>> 1B9 2F4 Line 18 |
>> 040 040 200 1C2 2DC
>> Line 18 | 040
>> 040 063 1D6 2D4
>
> use the 'g' flag of the substitute command:
>
> :%s/\<200\>/ /g

Notice that his output does have *some* 200s in it. I'm not sure
what the input/output looks like exactly, as it's possible that
MTA/MUAs between Eric and the VimML and my machine have bunged
with matters. Getting the original text might help:

bash> head -3 file.txt | xxd | vi -

should give you a binary dump of the first 3 lines of file.txt
allowing us to better see where linebreaks and spaces/tabs fall.

It *sounds* like Eric is looking for something like this
monsterous one-liner:

%s/\<\(\x\x\x\)\(\_s\+\x\x\x\)\>/\=((submatch(1)==200)?'
':submatch(1)).submatch(2)

(that's 3 spaces in those quotes, in case of further mailer
problems, one for each character of "200")

which finds all the "odd" 200's in the block (as a ":hls" with
searching on that initial pattern will show it finds)

However, it doesn't come out with the same results as Eric's
expected results. Thus, we either have a problem of conveying
the problem, or there's an error in the expected output.

-tim
• Apologies, this email should have been a reply to the original post rather than to yours. ... Hi, an alternative FWIW ... Ben K. Developer
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Apologies, this email should have been a reply to the original post rather
than to yours.

==================================
>Line 18 | 123
>Line 18 | 641
>Line 19 | abc
>Line 19 | GHI
>Line 332 | xyz
>Line 332 | vcx

Hi, an alternative FWIW

:sort
:g!/^Line/d

Ben K.
Developer
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• Hi, ... %s/ ( %(. {- } ) ? )/ 1/g this again replaces 200 with three spaces; if there is another 200 following with some text between them
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Hi,

Eric Leenman wrote:
>
> I see that my the 'ASCII-layout' is not what it should be.
> The command deletes all 200.
>
> How can I give the command to deleted only the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, ect..
> 200?
> And leaving (if any) the 2nd, 4th, 6th, ect.

%s/\<200\>\(\%(.\{-\}\<200\>\)\?\)/ \1/g

this again replaces 200 with three spaces; if there is another 200
following with some text between them (this text can not contain a third
200, because of the non-greedy match forced by "\{-\}") we keep this
200 together with the interspersed text.

> [snip]
>
>>> How do I deleted per line all the 'odd' 200?

Now I understand. When I read this for the first time, I wondered what's
so 'strange' about 200 -- I didn't think of 'odd' as the opposite of
'even'.

> [snip]
>
>> use the 'g' flag of the substitute command:
>> :%s/\<200\>/ /g
>
> [snip]

Regards,
Jürgen

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• Hi, ... %s/ ( %(. {- } ) ? )/ 1/g this again replaces 200 with three spaces; if there is another 200 following with some text between them
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Hi,

Eric Leenman wrote:
>
> I see that my the 'ASCII-layout' is not what it should be.
> The command deletes all 200.
>
> How can I give the command to deleted only the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, ect..
> 200?
> And leaving (if any) the 2nd, 4th, 6th, ect.

%s/\<200\>\(\%(.\{-\}\<200\>\)\?\)/ \1/g

this again replaces 200 with three spaces; if there is another 200
following with some text between them (this text can not contain a third
200, because of the non-greedy match forced by "\{-\}") we keep this
200 together with the interspersed text.

> [snip]
>
>>> How do I deleted per line all the 'odd' 200?

Now I understand. When I read this for the first time, I wondered what's
so 'strange' about 200 -- I didn't think of 'odd' as the opposite of
'even'.

> [snip]
>
>> use the 'g' flag of the substitute command:
>> :%s/\<200\>/ /g
>
> [snip]

Regards,
Jürgen

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• ... Just an idea... Regards, Ben K. Developer http://benix.tamu.edu
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> How do I deleted per line all the 'odd' 200?

:%s/ 200 200 200 / 200 zzz 200 /g
:%s/ 200 / /g
:%s/zzz/200/g

Just an idea...

Regards,

Ben K.
Developer
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Tim, Jurgen, Ben,

Thanks,
It works.

Rgds,
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• ... If there are repeated 200 200 200 200 ... ... Regards, Ben K. Developer http://benix.tamu.edu
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>> How do I deleted per line all the 'odd' 200?
If there are repeated 200 200 200 200 ...

:%s/200\s\+200\s\+/200 zzz /g

Regards,

Ben K.
Developer
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• Hi, I have file which contains hexadecimal numbers like below: 04F --- 05F --- 052 --- 188 --- 2D4 --- 173 --- 040 --- 18D 051 --- 040 ---
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Hi,

I have file which contains hexadecimal numbers like below:

04F --- 05F --- 052 --- 188 --- 2D4 --- 173 --- 040 --- 18D
051 --- 040 --- 05F --- 1CA --- 2E8 --- 14F --- 040 --- 1E2
051 --- 040 --- 069 --- 1B9 --- 2D7 --- 15E --- 040 --- 1A6
051 --- 040 --- 06F --- 1ED --- 2EB --- 12E --- 040 --- 209
051 --- 040 --- 078 --- 1F9 --- 2E3 --- 122 --- 040 --- 220
051 --- 045 --- 063 --- 1C8 --- 2D1 --- 146 --- 040 --- 1F4
051 --- 046 --- 05A --- 1BB --- 2D7 --- 158 --- 040 --- 1D3
051 --- 052 --- 04F --- 1B6 --- 2E3 --- 154 --- 040 --- 1BB
052 --- 040 --- 045 --- 1BC --- 2D6 --- 146 --- 040 --- 1CE
052 --- 040 --- 04A --- 1BC --- 2DD --- 146 --- 040 --- 1D3

How can I sort the columns so that they are as the first column?

Best regards,

Eric

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• Hi Eric, I am assuming you want to re-order the columns horizontally, in which case Visual Block Mode is what you want. Press CTRL+V to start selecting a
Message 10 of 27 , Aug 3, 2006
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Hi Eric,

I am assuming you want to re-order the columns horizontally, in which case
Visual Block Mode is what you want. Press CTRL+V to start selecting a column,
use 'x' to delete it, and 'P' (upper-case P) to paste it (I find upper-case P
is more logical for Visual Block paste).

HTH,
regards,
Peter

--- Eric Leenman <eric.leenman@...> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have file which contains hexadecimal numbers like below:
>
> 04F --- 05F --- 052 --- 188 --- 2D4 --- 173 --- 040 --- 18D
> 051 --- 040 --- 05F --- 1CA --- 2E8 --- 14F --- 040 --- 1E2
> 051 --- 040 --- 069 --- 1B9 --- 2D7 --- 15E --- 040 --- 1A6
> 051 --- 040 --- 06F --- 1ED --- 2EB --- 12E --- 040 --- 209
> 051 --- 040 --- 078 --- 1F9 --- 2E3 --- 122 --- 040 --- 220
> 051 --- 045 --- 063 --- 1C8 --- 2D1 --- 146 --- 040 --- 1F4
> 051 --- 046 --- 05A --- 1BB --- 2D7 --- 158 --- 040 --- 1D3
> 051 --- 052 --- 04F --- 1B6 --- 2E3 --- 154 --- 040 --- 1BB
> 052 --- 040 --- 045 --- 1BC --- 2D6 --- 146 --- 040 --- 1CE
> 052 --- 040 --- 04A --- 1BC --- 2DD --- 146 --- 040 --- 1D3
>
> How can I sort the columns so that they are as the first column?
>
> Best regards,
>
> Eric
>
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• Hi Peter [snip] ... Sorry for not making my self clear. I want to re-order the columns vertical So column 1 is already OK, running from 04F ... ... 052 Column
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Hi Peter

[snip]
>I am assuming you want to re-order the columns horizontally, in which case

Sorry for not making my self clear.
I want to re-order the columns vertical
So column 1 is already OK, running from
04F
...
...
052

Column 2 should be
040
...
040
045
046
052
05F

ect.

[snip]
> > I have file which contains hexadecimal numbers like below:
> >
> > 04F --- 05F --- 052 --- 188 --- 2D4 --- 173 --- 040 ---
>18D
> > 051 --- 040 --- 05F --- 1CA --- 2E8 --- 14F --- 040 ---
>1E2
> > 051 --- 040 --- 069 --- 1B9 --- 2D7 --- 15E --- 040 ---
>1A6
> > 051 --- 040 --- 06F --- 1ED --- 2EB --- 12E --- 040 ---
>209
> > 051 --- 040 --- 078 --- 1F9 --- 2E3 --- 122 --- 040 ---
>220
> > 051 --- 045 --- 063 --- 1C8 --- 2D1 --- 146 --- 040 ---
>1F4
> > 051 --- 046 --- 05A --- 1BB --- 2D7 --- 158 --- 040 ---
>1D3
> > 051 --- 052 --- 04F --- 1B6 --- 2E3 --- 154 --- 040 ---
>1BB
> > 052 --- 040 --- 045 --- 1BC --- 2D6 --- 146 --- 040 ---
>1CE
> > 052 --- 040 --- 04A --- 1BC --- 2DD --- 146 --- 040 ---
>1D3
> >
> > How can I sort the columns so that they are as the first column?
> >
[snip]

Rgds,
Eric

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• ... Dr. Chip s vis.vim plugin to the rescue, again (*1). Dr. Chip s plugin allows more than substitute-in- visual-blocks. It allows you to apply external shell
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On 8/3/06, Eric Leenman <eric.leenman@...> wrote:
> I have file which contains hexadecimal numbers like below:
>
> 04F --- 05F --- 052 --- 188 --- 2D4 --- 173 --- 040 --- 18D
> 051 --- 040 --- 05F --- 1CA --- 2E8 --- 14F --- 040 --- 1E2
> 051 --- 040 --- 069 --- 1B9 --- 2D7 --- 15E --- 040 --- 1A6
> 051 --- 040 --- 06F --- 1ED --- 2EB --- 12E --- 040 --- 209
> 051 --- 040 --- 078 --- 1F9 --- 2E3 --- 122 --- 040 --- 220
> 051 --- 045 --- 063 --- 1C8 --- 2D1 --- 146 --- 040 --- 1F4
> 051 --- 046 --- 05A --- 1BB --- 2D7 --- 158 --- 040 --- 1D3
> 051 --- 052 --- 04F --- 1B6 --- 2E3 --- 154 --- 040 --- 1BB
> 052 --- 040 --- 045 --- 1BC --- 2D6 --- 146 --- 040 --- 1CE
> 052 --- 040 --- 04A --- 1BC --- 2DD --- 146 --- 040 --- 1D3
>
> How can I sort the columns so that they are as the first column?

Dr. Chip's vis.vim plugin to the rescue, again (*1).
Dr. Chip's plugin allows more than substitute-in-
visual-blocks. It allows you to apply external shell command
to the visual block !, which is exactly what we need.

1. install Dr.Chip's visual operations plugin from
http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=1195
"vis : Extended Visual Mode Commands"

2. Ctrl-V and select the vertical column of numbers

3. type
:B ! sort
which appears on screen as
:'<,'>B !sort

Which sorts one vertical column !

Yakov

P.S. Incidentally, windows has external sort command, too.
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Yakov,

Thanks,
It works.

Regards
Eric

[snip]
>
>Dr. Chip's vis.vim plugin to the rescue, again (*1).
>Dr. Chip's plugin allows more than substitute-in-
>visual-blocks. It allows you to apply external shell command
>to the visual block !, which is exactly what we need.
>
>1. install Dr.Chip's visual operations plugin from
> http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=1195
> "vis : Extended Visual Mode Commands"
>
>2. Ctrl-V and select the vertical column of numbers
>
>3. type
> :B ! sort
>which appears on screen as
> :'<,'>B !sort
>
>Which sorts one vertical column !
>
[snip]

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• Hi, I m using page-up and page-down to scroll. Also ctrl-home and ctrl-end. This moves the cursor to the beginning of the line. How can this be avoided. I need
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Hi,

I'm using page-up and page-down to scroll.
Also ctrl-home and ctrl-end.
This moves the cursor to the beginning of the line.
How can this be avoided.
I need to the cursor to stay where it is, as the lines are 1000+ characters
long

Rgds,
Eric

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Hi,

You can use CTRL-E and CTRL-Y to scroll up and down without moving the cursor.

regards,
Peter

--- Eric Leenman <eric.leenman@...> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm using page-up and page-down to scroll.
> Also ctrl-home and ctrl-end.
> This moves the cursor to the beginning of the line.
> How can this be avoided.
> I need to the cursor to stay where it is, as the lines are 1000+ characters
> long
>
> Rgds,
> Eric
>
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• ... nmap :exe norm .winheight(0). j nmap :exe norm .winheight(0). k nmap :let
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On 8/3/06, Eric Leenman <eric.leenman@...> wrote:
> I'm using page-up and page-down to scroll.
> Also ctrl-home and ctrl-end.
> This moves the cursor to the beginning of the line.
> How can this be avoided.
> I need to the cursor to stay where it is, as the lines are 1000+ characters
> long

nmap <silent><PageDown> :exe "norm ".winheight(0)."j"<cr>
nmap <silent><PageUp> :exe "norm ".winheight(0)."k"<cr>
nmap <silent><c-home> :let x=col('.')<bar>1<bar>exe "norm ".x."<bar>"<cr>
nmap <silent><c-end> :let x=col('.')<bar>\$<bar>exe "norm ".x."<bar>"<cr>

Yakov
P.S. You can also try to add
set ve=all
• Hi, ... Regards, Jürgen -- Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact
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Hi,

Eric Leenman wrote:
>
> I'm using page-up and page-down to scroll.
> Also ctrl-home and ctrl-end.
> This moves the cursor to the beginning of the line.
> How can this be avoided.

:set nostartofline

Regards,
Jürgen

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• [snip] ... [snip] This works great. I m trying to map them also to visaul-mode but then I get the error: no range allowed Why is that? I have: vmap
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[snip]
>nmap <silent><PageDown> :exe "norm ".winheight(0)."j"<cr>
>nmap <silent><PageUp> :exe "norm ".winheight(0)."k"<cr>
>nmap <silent><c-home> :let x=col('.')<bar>1<bar>exe "norm ".x."<bar>"<cr>
>nmap <silent><c-end> :let x=col('.')<bar>\$<bar>exe "norm ".x."<bar>"<cr>
[snip]

This works great.

I'm trying to map them also to visaul-mode but then I get the error:
"no range allowed"
Why is that?

I have:

vmap <silent><c-s-PageDown> :exe "norm ".winheight(0)."j"<cr>
vmap <silent><c-s-PageUp> :exe "norm ".winheight(0)."k"<cr>
vmap <silent><c-s-home> :let x=col('.')<bar>1<bar>exe "norm
".x."<bar>"<cr>
vmap <silent><c-s-end> :let x=col('.')<bar>\$<bar>exe "norm
".x."<bar>"<cr>

Rgds,
Eric

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• ... Hitting the : key in Visual mode causes the visual highlight to disappear, and Vim adds a range as :
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Eric Leenman wrote:
> [snip]
>> nmap <silent><PageDown> :exe "norm ".winheight(0)."j"<cr>
>> nmap <silent><PageUp> :exe "norm ".winheight(0)."k"<cr>
>> nmap <silent><c-home> :let x=col('.')<bar>1<bar>exe "norm
>> ".x."<bar>"<cr>
>> nmap <silent><c-end> :let x=col('.')<bar>\$<bar>exe "norm
>> ".x."<bar>"<cr>
> [snip]
>
> This works great.
>
> I'm trying to map them also to visaul-mode but then I get the error:
> "no range allowed"
> Why is that?
>
> I have:
>
> vmap <silent><c-s-PageDown> :exe "norm ".winheight(0)."j"<cr>
> vmap <silent><c-s-PageUp> :exe "norm ".winheight(0)."k"<cr>
> vmap <silent><c-s-home> :let x=col('.')<bar>1<bar>exe "norm
> ".x."<bar>"<cr>
> vmap <silent><c-s-end> :let x=col('.')<bar>\$<bar>exe "norm
> ".x."<bar>"<cr>
>
> Rgds,
> Eric

Hitting the : key in Visual mode causes the visual highlight to
disappear, and Vim adds a "range" as :'<,'> which means "from the first
to the last line of the latest Visual highlight".

In this case you will want to clear the range before the Ex-command
(e.g. by means of <C-U>, see ":help c_CTRL-U"); but restoring the
highlight after scrolling (with "gv" q.v.) will move the cursor back to
one end of the visual area, possibly canceling the scroll...

You might prefer to set 'nostartofline' and then use <PageUp> and <PageDown>

Best regards,
Tony.
• Hi, With gv you can re-select the previous visual block. Is it possible to give a horizontal shift with it? Like + or - 5? Best Regards, Eric
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Hi,

With gv you can re-select the previous visual block.
Is it possible to give a horizontal shift with it?
Like + or - 5?

Best Regards,
Eric

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• ... Natively? Not as far as I know. However, if you haven t already discovered the o command in block-wise-visual-mode, it does bounce you to the opposite
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> With gv you can re-select the previous visual block. Is it
> possible to give a horizontal shift with it? Like + or - 5?

Natively? Not as far as I know. However, if you haven't already
discovered the "o" command in block-wise-visual-mode, it does
bounce you to the opposite corner of the block. Thus, you could
do something like

gv5lo5lo

(that's "gee vee five ell oh five ell oh") or change the ells to
"h" instead to shift left rather than right.

Just something to try. I don't know how easily one could map it
to a command that would take a count in visual mode. But that's
at least a starting ground.

:help v_o

-tim
• ... You can indent or unindent visually selected lines with or
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Eric Leenman wrote:
> Hi,
>
> With gv you can re-select the previous visual block.
> Is it possible to give a horizontal shift with it?
> Like + or - 5?
>
> Best Regards,
> Eric

You can indent or unindent visually selected lines with > or < .
However, IIUC this is a linewise (not blockwise) operation.

Best regards,
Tony.
• ... May I suggest looking at: http://vim.sourceforge.net/tips/tip.php?tip_id=588 : How to sort using visual blocks which discusses * how to sort visual-block
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Eric Leenman wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have file which contains hexadecimal numbers like below:
>
> 04F --- 05F --- 052 --- 188 --- 2D4 --- 173 --- 040 --- 18D
> 051 --- 040 --- 05F --- 1CA --- 2E8 --- 14F --- 040 --- 1E2
> 051 --- 040 --- 069 --- 1B9 --- 2D7 --- 15E --- 040 --- 1A6
> 051 --- 040 --- 06F --- 1ED --- 2EB --- 12E --- 040 --- 209
> 051 --- 040 --- 078 --- 1F9 --- 2E3 --- 122 --- 040 --- 220
> 051 --- 045 --- 063 --- 1C8 --- 2D1 --- 146 --- 040 --- 1F4
> 051 --- 046 --- 05A --- 1BB --- 2D7 --- 158 --- 040 --- 1D3
> 051 --- 052 --- 04F --- 1B6 --- 2E3 --- 154 --- 040 --- 1BB
> 052 --- 040 --- 045 --- 1BC --- 2D6 --- 146 --- 040 --- 1CE
> 052 --- 040 --- 04A --- 1BC --- 2DD --- 146 --- 040 --- 1D3
>
> How can I sort the columns so that they are as the first column?

May I suggest looking at:

http://vim.sourceforge.net/tips/tip.php?tip_id=588 : "How to sort using
visual blocks"

which discusses

* how to sort visual-block selected columns (independently of
surrounding text), and
* how to sort lines based on the contents of a visual-block selected
columns.

Regards,
Chip Campbell
• ... Hello! Perhaps :set ve=all nosol will get you the behavior you want. Regards, Chip Campbell
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Eric Leenman wrote:

> I'm using page-up and page-down to scroll.
> Also ctrl-home and ctrl-end.
> This moves the cursor to the beginning of the line.
> How can this be avoided.
> I need to the cursor to stay where it is, as the lines are 1000+
> characters long

Hello!

Perhaps :set ve=all nosol

will get you the behavior you want.

Regards,
Chip Campbell
• ... Could you cut away the finished block and paste to another place, and do gv again? Not quite reliable, but may work. Regards, Ben K. Developer
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> With gv you can re-select the previous visual block.
> Is it possible to give a horizontal shift with it?
> Like + or - 5?

Could you cut away the finished block and paste to another place, and do
gv again? Not quite reliable, but may work.

Regards,

Ben K.
Developer
http://benix.tamu.edu
• ... Do you mean to move a selected block horizontally, or to have the same visual block selection geometry shift? Regards, Chip Campbell
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Eric Leenman wrote:

> With gv you can re-select the previous visual block.
> Is it possible to give a horizontal shift with it?
> Like + or - 5?

Do you mean to move a selected block horizontally, or to have the same
visual block selection geometry shift?

Regards,
Chip Campbell
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