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Discussion on: Combining awk and vim to get real power

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Sundeep

why not use awk itself to insert the snippet? since you are using gawk, you can also use -i inplace if you want inplace editing

I don't remember exactly, but I think you can use silent to avoid having to use Enter manually, check these:

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Sérgio Araújo Author

Thanks @Sundeep for your tips! I will update my post. But actually the real purpuse of it was reached, since many people will learn more about awk, vim, and of course, I will learn more with your great suggestions.

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Sérgio Araújo Author • Edited

Hi @Sundeep, I have made some changes on my article, now it shows a pure awk solution, a vim macro solution + awk. Both brings us more ideas for the future needs.