[OT] vi question

Aaron Konstam akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jul 15 16:29:25 UTC 2010


On Wed, 2010-07-14 at 13:48 -0700, Mike Wright wrote: 
> Sjoerd Mullender wrote:
> > On 2010-07-14 19:26, Mike Wright wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> I'm wasting a lot of time (probably because of a brain fart) googling 
> >> for this.
> >>
> >> I'm using Zend_Framework to generate some html which it unfortunately 
> >> does as one giant line.  I'm pretty sure it has an error but can't find 
> >> the missing/extra tag without formatting the html with line feeds.
> >>
> >> Will somebody tell me the symbol to use for a linefeed in substitutions 
> >>   as in
> >> 	:s1,$#</tag>#</tag>linefeed#g
> >>
> >> tia,
> >> Mike Wright
> > 
> > Type control-V control-M.
> 
> Thanks, Sjoerd, for the reply but that didn't work for me.
> 
> When I entered Ctrl-V as part of the substitution line 1 of the document 
> was inserted at the end.  Then when I pressed "u" to undo it it proudly 
> announced that 195 lines had been deleted.
> 
> I've done this many times before but I just can't remember how I did it :(
> 
> Thanks again,
> Mike

:1,1s/crtl-Vctrl-M//g
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