Handy editing snippet

Written by Walter on 20/7/2011

This came in handy, I'm posting it for re-use later.

Say you want to replace a variable (in my case a table class) in all files you used it before:


vim `grep -r firmware_listing * | head -n 1 | cut -d ":" -f 1` 

This opens first file in vim, save ctrl-d (see vim_settings post) ctrl-c, up enter it will edit next file with that string ;).

You can even use sed to do the replace but I'd rather iterate and edit to be sure not to mess things up...

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