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I know there is a vim setting that allows you to show characters when using the change command, I just can't find what it is.


"This is a<ci"> string"

Inside the <> is where I use the ci" command to change the quotes. The setting I am talking about would change the string to something like:

"<>This is a strin$"
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You can get vim to behave this way using :set compatible, but this puts it into a mode that is closer to "pure" vi, so you probably lose out on other vim enhancements. – Ash Dec 17 '11 at 6:16
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I think you are trying to find

:set cpo+=$
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