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vi - searching for a string that contains a forward slash
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vi - searching for a string that contains a forward slash

vi - searching for a string that contains a forward slash

(OP)
Good Day,

How can I search with vi for a string such as - /export/pmclient/txtsrv/17/55/05/51.ctl?

Regards,
Dan
 

RE: vi - searching for a string that contains a forward slash

Wouldn't that be...

CODE

:/\/export\/pmclient\/txtsrv\/17\/55\/05\/51.ctl/

Just escape all of the slashes that are part of the string to find with a backslash.


 

RE: vi - searching for a string that contains a forward slash

When a string contains lots of forward slashes like that... sometimes I find it easier to just search backwards using ?, which doesn't require all that escaping... smile

Annihilannic.

RE: vi - searching for a string that contains a forward slash

(OP)
Thank you!

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