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[vim] Clear trailing whitespace in file

Terminal - [vim] Clear trailing whitespace in file
2013-10-09 15:44:25
User: ijontichy
[vim] Clear trailing whitespace in file

% acts on every line in the file.

\s matches spaces.

\+ matches one or more occurrences of what's right behind it.

Character '$' matches end-of-line.


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Terminal - Alternatives

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It's worth making one slight change: add the search flag 'e' to the end (no error message).

See "help :s_flags" for more details.


Then you can do crazy things (in your .vimrc) like:

autocmd BufWritePre *.c %s/\s\+$//e

Before saving my source code, strip any trailing space!

Comment by flatcap 227 weeks ago

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