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Insert line numbers with a Perl filter

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created September 30, 2003 · complexity basic · author mosh · version 6.0

" Create a menu item to call Perl on the file.
" Edit the -e "script" before pressing return to filter thru Perl.
" Script below works shell=sh, and add line numbers to the file.
:amenu Mo1.Format.NumberLines<Tab>:!perl :1,$!perl -ne \"printf(\\"\%3d:\%s\\",\$.,\$_);\"

See Insert line numbers for other methods.


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