I am using vim to replace with simple regex: %s/Foo\(.\)/Bar\1Biz/gc

I wanna to confirm each occurence and Vim asks:

replace with Bar\1Biz (y/n/a/q/l/^E/^Y)?

Is it possible to substitute group (\1) in prompt to see resulting sting for each occurrence?

  • I am pretty sure there was an issue for that, but cannot find it currently Commented Dec 20, 2018 at 13:59
  • This would be a valid improvement request. Christian couldn't find the issue on GitHub. I also had a look and didn't find anything. You should also search the currently open issues. If you don't find anything, open a new one.
    – Ralf
    Commented Dec 22, 2018 at 18:03


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