73275Re: block mode paste feature
- Sep 19, 2013Christian Brabandt wrote:
> >> On Do, 12 Sep 2013, shawn wilson wrote:Aha, I usually call that a put, not a paste.
> >> > 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 inThanks.
> > this code it would be a good idea to at least have some basic tests.
> I can add a test.
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