Cut/Copy brackets or parentheses on vim (in normal mode)

d + %
We have for example : func () { echo FOO echo BAR } Place the cursor under a bracket and press d + %. It will cut everything inside and the brackets. It let : func () You can copy text with y + %

By: Zulu
2012-07-12 01:04:40

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What Others Think

'd+' will cut the current line and the next line. '%' does nothing after you've already typed 'd+'.
Mozai · 479 weeks and 5 days ago
If your cursor is not already on the bracket, but rather is somewhere in-between the curly brackets, you can do "da}". This is called "vim text objects" and there is a lot more you can do with these commands.
dstahlke · 479 weeks and 5 days ago
And you can paste cuted text with p
ilrandir · 478 weeks and 5 days ago
@Mozai I don't think he meant to literally type the +. The command is "d" followed by "%" not the three symbols "d + %"
john6of6 · 478 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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