On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 11:57 AM, Chris Lott <ch...@chrislott.org> wrote:
> I'm constantly needing to wrap a series of comma separated titles with
> html <i> tags, so this:
> John has published work in foo, fubar, boo review, and many more.
> Becomes this
> John has published work in <i>foo</i>, <i>fubar</i>, <i>boo
> review</i>, and many more.
> Right now I'm visually highlighting each title and using emmet to wrap
> with the tags, but it seems like there must be a shorter way!
The basic idea is to use
I am using '#' instead of the usual '/' so that I do not have to escape '/'
in the replacement. If you can afford the extra character, then this is
Note that '&' in the replacement corresponds to the matched text. (:help
The question is what pattern to use. If you use '\k\+\ze,' then it
will match a "word" preceding a comma: in your example, "foo", "fubar",
and "review". The question is how to get "boo review" and not "in foo".
One possibility is to match either '\k\+' before a comma or '[^,]\+' after
", " and before ",", so the full pattern is ',\s*\zs[^,]\+\ze,\|\k\+\ze,'
and the full command is
You received this message from the "vim_use" maillist.
Do not top-post! Type your reply below the text you are replying to.
For more information, visit http://www.vim.org/maillist.php
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups
To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email
For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.