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Mastering Vim by Ruslan Osipov

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Recording and playing macros

Macros are an extremely powerful tool that allow you to record and replay a set of actions.

Let's perform the same operation as before, using macros. We have the following code in farm.py:

...def act(self, target):    for animal in self.animals:        if animal.get_kind() == 'cat':            print(animal.act(target, 'meows'))        elif animal.get_kind() == 'dog':            print(animal.act(target, 'barks'))        elif animal.get_kind() == 'sheep':            print(animal.act(target, 'baas'))        else:            print(animal.act(target, 'looks'))...

We'd like to reorder arguments in animal.act calls. Open farm.py, and move your cursor to the top of the file with gg:

Enter macro ...

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