On 26/03/10 22:09, Yakov wrote:
> How do I get the matching string search()
> (what is $& in perl), or submatches (what is $1,$2 in perl) ?
search() doesn't give that to you. You will either (without the n flag)
have to examine the line the cursor lands on, or use the p flag to see
whether a sub-pattern was matched.
See :help search()
If you can't do without perl regexp results, well,
perl << EOF
...perl script here...
" EOF (above) MUST be in column 1 !!!
echoerr 'Not compiled with +perl'
see :help script-here
but then, of course, you'll be limited to Vim executables with perl
support compiled-in (and, if dynamic, a perl library that can be found
A.I. hackers do it with robots.
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