I can pipe a paragraph through an external command using
!ip and the cursor goes to the end of the following prompt:
If I want to use the built-in sort or center functions I could specify the line numbers manually, but I have relative numbers so I would need to count or use visual mode. So currently I use, for example,
!2}<backspace>center. This gives me the flexibility to use any kind of range for the command, and I can run it from anywhere inside the range.
Is there a way I could do something similar to
!<range> but ending up without the
! at the end of the prompt, that I then need to delete? Something like
<foo>ipsort to end up with