Questions tagged [global-command]

Questions about the usage of the global command `:g` which executes an Ex command (default ":p") on the lines within a range a where a pattern matches.

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neovim hlsearch not working

I'm testing neovim and for many thing it is working way faster than vim (I use many plugins ~80, and I can really tell the difference with neovim). All the same config files worked out of the box, but ...
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surround plug-in within global command

I've been unable to use surround within a global command, For example: g/^/ norm! yss" seems to do nothing or replaces the entire line by the contents of the clipboard. This is consistent with ...
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indenting with ':g' command not working from the command line

When I need to work with some scrambled javascript/json code, one of my first steps is to introduce proper line breaks, followed by proper brace based indentation. For the later, I found the following ...
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How to execute multiple global commands in Vim not sequentially?

Using following test input: *********** aaa bbb ccc *********** ddd eee fff ----------- ggg hhh iii ----------- jjj kkk lll ----------- *********** aaa bbb ccc *********** ddd eee fff ----------- ...
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Something like :g/re/p - but only print the matches instead of whole lines?

Say we have the following code: Lorem ipsum. <input name="test1"> <input name="test2"> Lorem ipsum some long text possibly so long you lose your overview. <input ...
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:command to abort sequence?

To be honest upfront, I wanted to use global to find the first non-matching line, as in v,/usr/lib/, abort (having slashes in the search pattern is the reason for using g instead of / — I'm editing a ...