Why not write a little paragraph that does the select, then ED, which you execute ?

Ross Ferris
Stamina Software
Visage – an Evolution in Software Development


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>From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
>Behalf Of John Hester
>Sent: Tuesday, 27 April 2004 9:12 AM
>To: U2 Users Discussion List
>Subject: Re: [UV] Problem reactivating select list
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>[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>
>>
>> John what is wrong with this approach
>> loop
>>    readnext id else done = true
>> until done do
>>    list<-1> = id
>> repeat
>> select list to mylist
>> loop
>>    readnext id else done = true
>> until done do
>>    execute "ed ":file:" ":id
>> repeat
>>
>> then before, after, between the two loops you can do whatever you wanted
>to do
>> Will
>
>That's close to what I did originally.  The problem is that ED needs to
>think that it is reading from a select list for the "X" command to work.
>  If I process the select list outside of ED, ED thinks it is working
>against a single item and the only way you can exit the middle of a list
>is with <crtl><C>.
>
>-John
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