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Old 07-16-2012
vim copy line and paste at the beginning, middle, and end of another line

How would you do vim copy line and paste at the beginning, middle, and end of another line. I know yy copies the whole line and p pastes the whole line, but on its own separate line. Sometimes I would like to copy a line to the beginning, middle, or end of another line. I would think this would be possible.
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Old 07-16-2012
Instead of yy, use 0y$, and move to where you want to put it, and press p or P.
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Instead of yy, use 0y$, and move to where you want to put it, and press p or P.
Works perfectly Smilie. Can you please explain why that works?
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Old 07-16-2012
I guess because if you yank a line, it takes the newline with it, and that gets pasted too.
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