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upAndDown : Swapping a line with the line directly above or below

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created by
Frederic Hardy
 
script type
utility
 
description
Swapping a line with the line directly above or below it is a common task when writing computer software.
This script provides some mappings for normal, insert and visual modes which make this more easily accomplished.
Using it allows you to move a line (or multiple lines) of text up or down within a document using the <S> and <Up>/<Down> arrow keys.
This is similar to the <Alt> and <Up>/<Down> arrow text movement feature in Eclipse.
Thanks to tips http://vim.wikia.com/wiki/VimTip191.
 
install details
Download vimball, open it with vim, and do :so %.
By default, use <S-Up> and <S-Down> to move line or block of lines.
You can override this with remapping of :
<Plug>upAndDownUp
<Plug>upAndDownDown
<Plug>upAndDownInsertUp
<Plug>upAndDownInsertDown
<Plug>upAndDownVisualUp
<Plug>upAndDownVisualDown
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
upAndDown.vba 0.0.2 2009-03-18 6.0 Frederic Hardy Add GLVS support.
upAndDown.vba 0.0.1 2009-03-18 6.0 Frederic Hardy Initial upload
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