Replacing commas with tabs in KWrite

Matthew Woehlke mw_triad at
Tue Feb 5 16:49:23 GMT 2008

Frank Bures wrote:
> Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>> Eyolf Ă˜strem wrote:
>>> On 04.02.2008 (14:47), Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>>>> Actually, as soon as I posted that, I remembered the 's' command, which 
>>>> /does/ understand \t... view->switch to command line, and then type 
>>>> 's/,/\t/g' works, but only on the current line. I want to say there is a 
>>>> way to make it work on all lines (and I found a list mail on google that 
>>>> implies it is so), but I don't recall how offhand, and haven't managed 
>>>> to track down anyone that knows.
>>> Just prepend a range of the command (do :help range). % is the whole file,
>>> 1,25s/.... would apply the substitution to the first 25 lines,
>>> :/foo/,/bar/s/... between the first matches of "foo" and "bar", etc.
>>> Quite powerful, that little vimmer...
>> Ah, so *that's* the prefix. I was trying the sed prefix, '1,$'... Can 
>> you tell I'm not much of a vim guru? ;-)
> You can do
> :1,$s/something/something_else/g

What app are we talking about, again?

This doesn't work in my 3.5.x katepart:
'No such command: "1,$s/something/something_else/g"'

...but '%s/something/something_else/g' does.

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