Once you’ve used Vim for a while you become accustomed to repeating the last change in normal mode with
.. Being able to repeat actions easily lends itself to some efficient workflows and Vim also provides a way of repeating the last command-line action from normal mode using
@: useful to repeat commands such as
:cp to navigate the quickfix list,
:bd to easily close a bunch of files and to repeat the last substitution.
:help @: for more.
Guest post by Matt Walker (@_walkermatt).
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