Note: This entry has been restored from old archives.
So many things, like vim, are a land of constant discovery. Just now I have devised:
What it does is append to every line the string
– which will look absurd to most people, but it is incredibly useful for me. There are probably a billion other ways to do the same thing…
Munged from an example on vim.org that inserts line numbers at the start of the line:
:g/^/exec "s/^/".strpart(line(".")." ",0,4)