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Re: [vox-tech] vim coolness - printing code
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Re: [vox-tech] vim coolness - printing code

On Fri 31 Dec 04,  9:43 AM, Ken Bloom <kabloom@ucdavis.edu> said:
> On Fri, Dec 31, 2004 at 12:22:51PM -0500, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > On Fri 31 Dec 04, 12:07 PM, Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> said:
> > > 
> > > Or you could do this:
> > > 
> > >    1. Visual select the code of interest
> > >    2. Type:  "!enscript"  (no ':')
> > 
> >      3. Type" "u"
> > 
> > Ooops!  You need to type "u" to put the code back into the file.  Could be a
> > tremendous blunder if you forget that last step.  There's a few way to
> > eliminate that last step.
> > 
> > But I like the fact that no macro or configuration is required.  Is there a
> > way to pipe selected text *without* replacing the piped text with the output
> > of the pipe?
> Have you tried :[range]hardcopy
Dang, Ken.  That's *really* great!

> I don't know whether this can be done in visual select mode.

W00t!  And in fact, it does!  This is something I'll be using in my
day-to-day vim usage.

Thanks for the _fantastic_ tip!


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