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Re: [vox-tech] vim: change characters, then dumping in insert mode.
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Re: [vox-tech] vim: change characters, then dumping in insert mode.

On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 03:59:36PM -0400, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> In Vim,
>    ncw
> deletes n words and puts you in insert mode.  Is there a similar construct
> for deleting n characters and leaving you in insert mode?
> I'm using the Vim plugin for the Eclipse IDE.  Unfortunately, it doesn't
> support visual mode, and something like "ncx" (which doesn't work)
> along with "." would be almost as good.

ncl will do what you want. So would nxi (same number of characters...).

Micah J. Cowan
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