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Re: Curly brace expansion oddity (was "How to clear number registers")

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    ... Well, it supports the curly-braces notation in a two more places. But I prefer to not further develop curly braces. It works with the :execute solution,
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 7, 2012
      Christian Brabandt wrote:

      > On So, 04 Mär 2012, Tim Chase wrote:
      >
      > > On 03/04/12 00:49, Paul Isambert wrote:
      > > >howard Schwartz<howardb21@...> a écrit:
      > > >>au BufRead * for i in range(1,9) | let @i = "" | endfor
      > > >
      > > >You should use ":exe[cute]":
      > > >
      > > > au BufRead * for i in range(1,9) | exe "let @" . i . " = ''" | endfor
      > >
      > >
      > > In attempting to answer for this, I reached for
      > > curly-braces-expansion but discovered it didn't work as expected:
      > >
      > > :let i=3
      > > :let @{i}=''
      > > :echo @{i}
      > >
      > > returned an E18 (on the let) and an E15 (on the echo). If I issue
      > >
      > > :let i=3
      > > :let x{i}=42
      > > :echo x3
      > >
      > > it works as expected. Reading up at
      > >
      > > :help curly-braces-names
      > >
      > > doesn't give me much insight. Any takers to tell me it's a bug or
      > > point out my misunderstanding?
      >
      > Attached patch fixes it

      Well, it supports the curly-braces notation in a two more places. But I
      prefer to not further develop curly braces.

      It works with the :execute solution, right?


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