I'm familiar with vertical blocks, and I often
esc to write foobar in various locations at once.
This is useful if I want to replace
<th> in a chain, for instance.
Since not all the text blocks are of equal size, I don't know how to do the same for
</th>. I can think of selecting multiple lines as I did earlier, move to the end of the line with
shift+a, maybe, move one to the left, delete a character with
x, and type my
h, but I don't know how to move my position(s) when I am in visual block mode.
Is there a way to select a position as active, and move as I usually would with my marker, choosing where to write?
In SublimeText3 I would do something like
ctrl+d to select the cases I'm looking for (skipping with
ctrl+k+d if necessary), moving to the end-of-line with
home for the beginning of the line), and then moving with the arrow keys (alternatively with
An example scenario:
<tr> <th>Language</th> <th>Oral</th> <th>Written</th> <th>Diplomas</th> <th>Notes</th> </tr>
which I want to be
<tr> <td>Language</td> <td>Oral</td> <td>Written</td> <td>Diplomas</td> <td>Notes</td> </tr>