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When using iabbrev to abbreviate System.out.println (); as sysout, I want the cursor to be inside the parenthesis, not at the end of the sentence. Anyway to do this? Also, would it work for multi-line abbrevs? Thanks.

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How about this:

iabbrev sysout System.out.println ();<Left><Left>

Note that unless you plan on adding a space inside the parentheses, you'd want to expand the abbreviation with e.g. <C-]>.

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  • <c-g>U<left> is even better to permit redo. Regarding the extra space, eatchar() can be used to ignore it. Vim documentation has a note about it near:h eatchar() or :h iab I don't remember. Mar 12 at 11:22

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