[TriLUG] Negative search in Vi
ctalkobt at gmail.com
Sat Apr 12 17:41:16 EDT 2008
Negate your regular expression search, eg: for lines that don't have 'dog'
disclaimer: this has not been tested - I believe it should work 'tho)
- Craig Taylor
On Sat, Apr 12, 2008 at 8:35 AM, Rodney Radford <rradford at mindspring.com>
> How about searching for the pattern with highlighting enabled, then
> manually scanning the file for all lines that are not highlighted? It is
> not as automatic as putting you on the correct line, but at least it makes
> the manual process of detecting the missing pattern much easier.
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: Scott Lambdin <lopaki at gmail.com>
> >Sent: Apr 11, 2008 4:00 PM
> >To: trilug at trilug.org
> >Subject: [TriLUG] Negative search in Vi
> >Is there a way to search for the next line without a certain pattern?
> >not figuring it out.
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