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Re: yank matched portion of a selection of lines

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    ... Thanks. I tried it out and it works nice for me. I ll include the patch. There might be some corner cases where it does not work properly. Please report
    Message 1 of 6 , Jul 25, 2012
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      Christian Brabandt wrote:

      > Hi Bram!
      >
      > On Sa, 21 Jul 2012, Bram Moolenaar wrote:
      >
      > > That sounds good. I haven't tried the patch yet. Please also write a
      > > test for this, then send the patch to the vim-dev list so that others
      > > can try it out and comment.
      > >
      > > Several users have asked about operating on the search match, I think
      > > this is the simplest way that allows to do just about everything. The
      > > only drawback would be that it uses Visual mode, thus when used in a
      > > script or mapping it would have to save/restore Visual mode perhaps.
      > >
      > > What I will probably use a lot is "gns" to substitute a match with other
      > > text. Then use "n" and "." to repeat (when the size is fixed) or
      > > "gns^@" (when the size changes).
      >
      > Attached is an updated patch.

      Thanks. I tried it out and it works nice for me. I'll include the
      patch.

      There might be some corner cases where it does not work properly.
      Please report this with a reproducable example, so that Christian can
      fix them :-).


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