On 2020-01-15 17:29, M Kelly wrote: > Hi, > > In visual-line mode when I yank to the * register and then outside > of vim paste - I am getting a newline at the end of the selection. > This does not happen in visual block or char mode. > Does anyone know of a way to load into * reg the same selection but > have the last newline trimmed off ? > ie something like: > let @* = substitute(@a, "\(.*\)\\n/\1/", "", "")
Pretty sure you're 99% of the way there: let @+ = substitute(@a, '\n\+$', '', '') If you want all potential trailing whitespace (spaces, tabs, and newlines) let @+ = substitute(@a, '\_s\+$', '', '') should do the trick. -tim -- -- 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 "vim_use" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to vim_use+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/vim_use/20200115194741.6171b3b6%40bigbox.attlocal.net.