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Re: Writting a vi macro, help please.

On Fri, Nov 17, 2000 at 11:59:28AM +0900, Antony Stace wrote:
> Hi Folks
> Can someone please tell me how I can write a macro for vi which will
> insert both a /* at the start of a line and a */ at the end of it.
> ie.
> I am a comment
> becomes
> /*I am a comment*/


I never did learn vi enough to work with macros and such but you could
probably map it to a key like...

:map <F8> :s/^\(.*\)$/\/*\1*\//

and then just press F8 on the line where you want to put surrounding
comments on. I'm sure someone else has a better example for you.

Thomas O'Dowd                   Have you had your noop today?        

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