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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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 [address] g[!]/pattern/[commands]

Execute commands on all lines that contain pattern or, if address is specified, on all lines within that range. If commands aren't specified, print all such lines. If ! is used, execute commands on all lines that don't contain pattern. See v.

Examples

    :g/Unix/p               Print all lines containing "Unix"
    :g/Name:/s/tom/Tom/     Change "tom" to "Tom" on all lines  containing "Name:"

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