My vim does most everything what I want with :retab! one thing I would like it to do in addition is remove all trailing whitespace like this,


Is there a way to redefine :retab! such that the above command runs after it. If not, can I define another function (:fixws!) that calls :retab! and the above regex?

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    @Quasímodo how can I create my own then, like :fixws! Commented May 2, 2022 at 1:26

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I would propose:

function! Fixws()

command! Fixws :call Fixws()

The command is :Fixws because the custom command starts with an uppercase.

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