Re: block mode paste feature
- Christian Brabandt wrote:
> On Do, 19 Sep 2013, Christian Brabandt wrote:Great, thanks.
> > On Thu, September 19, 2013 17:00, Bram Moolenaar wrote:
> > >
> > > Christian Brabandt wrote:
> > >
> > >> On Do, 12 Sep 2013, shawn wilson wrote:
> > >>
> > >> > Can vim be made to DWIM here? I did a quick search and found I'm not
> > >> the
> > >> > only one who has run into this. For example:
> > >> > http://briancarper.net/blog/341/
> > >> >
> > >> > Just to re-explain what I want: when you visually select a block, you
> > >> can
> > >> > change or insert and it will change the block but when you paste a
> > >> single
> > >> > line buffer (I can see how this might get not be so simple for pasting
> > >> > multiple lines) it only changes the first line. The "fix" of using C+R
> > >> in
> > >> > insert mode as was mentioned works, but the behavior isn't what I
> > >> expect.
> > >>
> > >> Try the attached patch.
> > >
> > > I'm missing something here: How do you paste?
> > using 'p' or 'P'. It will only be repeated, if the pasted part
> > is a characterwise and a single line.
> > > These block operations have had bugs in the past. If we make changes in
> > > this code it would be a good idea to at least have some basic tests.
> > I can add a test.
> Attached is an updated patch, including a test and documentation.
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