R.A.P R.A.P - 1 year ago 65
Linux Question

How can search and replace words but with confirmation using vi

I am having a training about the fundamentals of Unix/Linux in AT&T and we have an activity in Shell Procedures in Searching and Replacing. I have a text document that i opened in VI editor and i want to search and replace words but with each word there should be a confirmation if i will be replacing the word. How would i probobly do that with "/"?

Answer Source

The option c for confirm can be used.

:%s/old/new/c
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