re: The Unix way... or why you actually want to use Vim VIEW POST

re: What I tend to use more often than :%! is to actually highlight a number of lines using V (visual line) and then apply an operation by simply typin...

Yup - me too. And a quick look at :h ! will show you how to pass through motions and line ranges to an external program.

The possibilities are ... well, not endless. But there are a lot of them.

If you enjoy doing this sort of thing, you should really take Acme out for a spin.


Saying "the possibilities are finite!" is more accurate but less fun.

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