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cecutil : Some utilities used by several of my scripts (window positioning, mark handling)

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Charles Campbell
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These routines are used by several of my utilities.  I'm loading them onto vim.sf.net to make it easier for GetLatestVimScripts to automate updates with them.

     call SaveMark(markname)       let savemark= SaveMark(markname)
     call RestoreMark(markname)    call RestoreMark(savemark)
     call DestroyMark(markname)
     commands: SM RM DM

Window Position:
     call SaveWinPosn()        let winposn= SaveWinPosn()
     call RestoreWinPosn()     call RestoreWinPosn(winposn)
    \swp : save current window/buffer's position
    \rwp : restore current window/buffer's previous position
     commands: SWP RWP

User Maps:
    call SaveUserMaps(mapmode,maplead,mapchx,suffix)

    This function sets up a script-variable (ie. a variable that can generally be accessed only from within cecutil's own functions; see |s:|) called s:restoremap.  The selected user's maps are appended to this variable; the RestoreUserMaps() (|cecutil-restoreusermaps|) function uses the contents of this variable to restore user maps.

    Some examples follow:

        call SaveUserMaps("n","","webWEBjklh$0%;,nN","HiMtchBrkt")
            normal mode maps for w, e, b, W, E, B, j, k, l, etc
            (if any) are all saved in the variable
            s:restoremaps_HiMtchBrkt >

        call SaveUserMaps("n","","<up>","DrawIt")
            the normal mode map (if any) for the <up> key is saved in
            the variable s:restoremaps_DrawIt >

        call SaveUserMaps("n","",":F(","HiMtchBrkt")
            the normal mode map for F( (if any) is saved in the
            variable s:restoremaps_HiMtchBrkt

    call RestoreUserMaps(suffix)

        The usermaps saved by SaveUserMaps() with the given suffix will be restored (ie. s:restoremaps_{suffix}).  Example:

        call RestoreUserMaps("HiMtchBrkt")
            will restore all user maps redefined for the HiMtchBrkt plugin

(alpha/beta version available at http://www.drchip.org/astronaut/vim/index.html#CECUTIL)
install details
1. Get vimball v18 if you don't have it already (vimscript#1502).  Please remove any vestiges of an older vimball first.
    (if you have vim 7.1a or later, you probably can skip this step)
2. vim cecutil.vba.gz
    :so %

Works well with AsNeeded, too (vimscript#915).

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
cecutil.vba.gz 17 2007-09-04 7.0 Charles Campbell A new function, QArgSplitter(), now comes with cecutil.
cecutil.vba.gz 16 2007-04-12 7.0 Charles Campbell Changed com to com! so AsNeeded (vimscript#915) is happier.

Fixed a bug concerning maps which don't use the mapleader option are still saved and restored properly.
cecutil.vba.gz 15 2006-09-19 7.0 Charles Campbell * (-new-)  map restoration improved
* (change) b:(varname) now use b:cecutil_(varname)
* (bugfix) bypass for report option for DestroyMark() included
* (bugfix) SaveWinPosn() and RestoreWinPosn() now handle an empty buffer
cecutil.vim.gz 14 2006-01-25 6.0 Charles Campbell SaveUserMaps' mapmode argument, heretofore just a single letter (see |maparg()|), now accepts a leading "u".  If present, SaveUserMaps() will do an unmap.
Bypasses for si, so, and siso options included.
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