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* preserving indention levels?
@ 2000-06-29  3:33 James A. Robinson
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From: James A. Robinson @ 2000-06-29  3:33 UTC (permalink / raw)
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I've got a question on how to solve an editing problem.
When one has code that is indented at various levels,
and needs to be replaced with multiple-line blocks, how
does one handle preserving the indention?

For example:

	System.err.println("some annoying debugging but in");
		System.err.println("some other annoying debugging but in");


	if (Debug.level(Debug.DEBUG))
		Debug.debug(this, "some annoying debugging but in");
	if (Debug.level(Debug.DEBUG))
		Debug.debug(this, "some other annoying debugging but in");

Is using something like s/^([ 	]+).../...\1\n\1/ the only solution?


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