On Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 11:40:42AM +0100, Michael McCabe wrote:
> I don't want to start a vi vs. emacs debate. Using vi is it possible to
> search for one line and replace it with two lines.
>> text of line 1
>> text of line1
> text of line2
>> I have tried various incarnations of :%s/text of line 1/text of line
> 1\ntext of line 2/g
>> but to no avail.
AFAIR, what you need to do is
:%s/text of line 1/text of line 1^Mtext of line 2/g
You can produce the ^M by hitting ctrl-v, then ctrl-m.
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