Monday, November 24, 2008

vi - remove all leading whitespace in a line

shift-v (to work in visual mode)

select text to use


'<,'> means "operate only on selected text"
s/ means "start of a line"
\v^ means "treat all text as magic" - i forget why
\s means "all space characters"
+ means "for multiple instances"
/ means "replace with everything until the next /"


(note to self and anyone else who uses vi for html editings)

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