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73269Re: block mode paste feature

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  • Christian Brabandt
    Sep 19, 2013
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      On Thu, September 19, 2013 17:00, Bram Moolenaar wrote:
      > Christian Brabandt wrote:
      >> On Do, 12 Sep 2013, shawn wilson wrote:
      >> > Can vim be made to DWIM here? I did a quick search and found I'm not
      >> the
      >> > only one who has run into this. For example:
      >> > http://briancarper.net/blog/341/
      >> >
      >> > Just to re-explain what I want: when you visually select a block, you
      >> can
      >> > change or insert and it will change the block but when you paste a
      >> single
      >> > line buffer (I can see how this might get not be so simple for pasting
      >> > multiple lines) it only changes the first line. The "fix" of using C+R
      >> in
      >> > insert mode as was mentioned works, but the behavior isn't what I
      >> expect.
      >> Try the attached patch.
      > I'm missing something here: How do you paste?

      using 'p' or 'P'. It will only be repeated, if the pasted part
      is a characterwise and a single line.

      > These block operations have had bugs in the past. If we make changes in
      > this code it would be a good idea to at least have some basic tests.

      I can add a test.


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