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I have been usign for quite a while now.I have a requirement I want to align few lines of code so is there any easy command for this one.Let me expalin you my problem in detail.
Suppose if I have a piece of code in C like this one
this is a properly aligned code now due to some reason I have to change some condition and the alignment is to be changed accoordingly suppose above the if case is removed than is there any way to align the ..... with that some code.Please help?
I can never remember some of the options when I need them and use the substitute command.
will insert a tab from the current position plus 8 lines at the beginning of the line.
You could instead:
to remove 4 spaces in lines 12-17.
You can use
:nu or :.,+15nu
to print line numbers before the lines. This can allow you to learn which line number range to use.
You can also use patterns.
Will insert a tab in the lines from one matching "open(" and one matching "close("
This will remove a tab between the lines matching "funt(" and "b=c" inclusively.
If you have a blank line between blocks of code, you can use:
to match from the current line to the blank line.
Also look at the "indent" program. It will re-indent C code.