[CentOS] Feed a list of filenames to vim
Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com
Wed May 18 18:48:47 UTC 2011
On 5/18/2011 1:26 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 5/18/2011 12:02 PM, Bowie Bailey wrote:
>> Right. I was referring to the shell shortcut "$(< filename)". Simple -
>> Useful - and probably forgotten by the time I need it again.
> That's the same thing I meant. It is $(command) which is the same as
> `command` where the output of the command replaces it on the command
> line before further evaluation. That's something you can use
> frequently. And '< filename' to control i/o redirection is something
> you can use even more frequently. So it's like doing '20i- <esc>'
> inside of vi to insert a dashed line. You don't have to know
> specifically that you can give a count with the insert command, you just
> know you can combine a count with any command.
I see. I haven't done any serious shell programming in years, so I've
forgotten most of the little stuff like this (if I ever knew it to begin
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