Re: Canonical way of replacing words at given sets of positions in files (which may not be open)
- On 15-Feb-13 09:24:11 +0100, Nathan Hüsken wrote:
> Hey,I would use getline() in a loop over the positions and perform the replacement
> For doing libclang assisted re-factoring (renaming of symbols), I want
> to replace the symbol name at given locations with the new symbol
> Now, the locations are given as (fileName,line,column). I could issue
> the editor commands to:
> * edit fileName * jump to (line,column) * delete old symbol (I know
> how long it is) * insert new symbol
> While this would work, it would pollute my jump list. So I am
> wondering, what would be the best way to replace words at a given set
> of locations without any side effects like polluting the jump list?
with either substitute() or strpart() (probably the latter when I already have
the byte indices). Then write back the result with setline(). This avoids all
-- regards, ingo
PS: Such questions are better directed to vim_use.
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