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Discussion on: The Unix way... or why you actually want to use Vim

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David Wickes Author

Yup - me too. And a quick look at :h ! will show you how to pass through motions and line ranges to an external program.

The possibilities are ... well, not endless. But there are a lot of them.

If you enjoy doing this sort of thing, you should really take Acme out for a spin.

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Ben Sinclair

Saying "the possibilities are finite!" is more accurate but less fun.