Re: yank matched portion of a selection of lines
- Christian Brabandt wrote:
> Hi Bram!Thanks. I tried it out and it works nice for me. I'll include the
> 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.
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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