address] s [/
Replace each instance of
pattern on the specified lines with
replacement. If pattern and replacement are omitted, repeat last substitution.
count specifies the number of lines on which to substitute, starting with
address. When preceded by the global (
v command, this command can be specified with a blank pattern, in which case the pattern from the
v command is used.
Prompt for confirmation before each change.
Substitute all instances of pattern on each line.
Print the last line on which a substitution was made.
:1,10s/yes/no/g Substitute on first 10 lines :%s/[Hh]ello/Hi/gc Confirm global substitutions :s/Fortran/\U&/ 3 Uppercase first instance of "Fortran" on next three lines :g/^[0-9][0-9]*/s//Line &:/ For every line beginning with one or more digits, add the "Line" and a colon