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Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Arnold Robbins

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[address] j[!] [count]

Place the text in the specified range on one line, with whitespace adjusted to provide two space characters after a period (.), no space characters before a ), and one space character otherwise. Add a ! to prevent whitespace adjustment.

Example

:1,5j!      Join first five lines, preserving whitespace

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