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Re: how to %g/notice/d

From: kgold
Subject: Re: how to %g/notice/d
Date: 16 Jul 2004 13:09:05 GMT

"Chang PilHun" <address@hidden> writes:
> I want to delete all lines that includes 'notice' string.
> in vim, I can do that by :%g/notice/d
> How to in emacs?

Besides the "right" way to do it, I use keyboard macros all the time
for tasks like this, where it might take longer to find the right
command than to do the edit.

The keyboard macro would be:

- search for "notice"
- go to the beginning of the line
- kill the line

Issue a command to execute the macro 1000 times and you're done.

If you don't know about keyboard macros, you're missing a great emacs

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