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FormatBlock : Format (i.e., gqq) a block of lines above/below the current line

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created by
Gary Holloway
 
script type
utility
 
description
" Format (i.e., gqq) a block of lines above/below the current line from the
" line matching <beg_pattern> to the line matching <end_pattern>; intervening
" lines of the block should match <in_pattern>, if given.
"

" EXAMPLE SETUP
" Format block (do a 'gq' format) on a C-style statement (i.e., from cursor's
" line to line ending with ';'):
"
" map gqs :call FormatBlock('', ';$', '')<CR>

Primarily used as a "helper" function to FormatComment ( vimscript #886 )
 
install details
I put this in my autoload directory (~/vim/autoload), so the function is automagically loaded as needed via an autocommand:

autocmd FuncUndefined * exe 'runtime autoload/' . expand('<afile>') . '.vim'
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
FormatBlock.vim 1.3 2004-01-28 6.0 Gary Holloway Initial upload
ip used for rating: 107.21.163.227

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