2.9.4 Change Commands
Most commonly used change command takes the following form.
For example, if point is at the beginning of a word ‘foo’ and you
wish to change it to ‘bar’, you can type c w. Then, as w
is a point command, you will get the prompt ‘foo =>’ in the
minibuffer, for which you can type b a r <RET> to complete the change
- c motion-command
- Replace the content of the region determined by the motion command
motion-command by the text you type. If the motion command is a
point command then you will type the text into minibuffer, and if the
motion command is a line command then the region will be deleted first and
you can insert the text in insert mode.
- c c
- Change a line. Given a count, that many lines are changed.
- c r
- Change current region.
- c R
- Expand current region and change it.