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Re: Functions with [range] do not preserve the cursor line

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  • Andy Wokula
    ... You have to do it outside. Prepend :KeepView or surround the :call with your own code. (own code works better with script-local functions). -- Andy -- You
    Message 1 of 33 , Nov 19, 2012
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      Am 20.11.2012 01:29, schrieb Nate Soares:
      > That's a nifty command and mapping, but I had no trouble with getting a
      > custom command to use the range correctly. (You can just use -range, pass
      > <line1> and <line2> to the function, and have the function do winsaveview()
      > and winrestview(), which is what I do now.)
      >
      > Then you can also default to the whole file much cleaner e.g. with
      > -range=%. But I'm not trying to write a command, I'm trying to write a
      > function.
      >
      > The question is, is there any way to do this in a function that takes a
      > range, called like:
      >
      > %call SomeUniformApiFunction()
      >
      > I'm not struggling to get the functionality, I'm struggling to expose a
      > sane (function) API for the functionality.

      You have to do it outside.
      Prepend :KeepView or surround the :call with your own code.
      (own code works better with script-local functions).

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    • So8res
      ... Any word on getting a variant of range functions that don t move the cursorline? This still bites me occasionally. -- -- You received this message from the
      Message 33 of 33 , Nov 11, 2013
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        On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 9:13:17 AM UTC-8, So8res wrote:
        > >
        > > I don't like "stay", but can't think of something better right now.
        > >
        > > Perhaps "keepline"?
        > >
        >
        > How do you feel about using 'range!' (with a bang) instead?
        >
        > It would keep the :function argument space more concise, and would only be usable with 'range', both of which are nice. However, there's no precedent (that I can find) for command arguments having bangs.

        Any word on getting a variant of range functions that don't move the cursorline? This still bites me occasionally.

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