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Re: How to find missing "?


Oh wow. I just discovered VIM enhanced. I had to install it.
<retorical>Why do we have such a wonderful editor under linux and then
by default install the naff version? </retorical> To think I've been
editing code for nearly a year using black and white :(.
Thanks Andreas,
Andy.

Andreas Schwab wrote:
> 
> Andy Jackman <ajackman@deckertelecom.net> writes:
> 
> |> Hi,
> |> When compiling a C program I get an error:
> |>
> |> test.c:1047:65: missing terminating " character.
> |>
> |> I know what this is - I've left a " out in a string literal somewhere
> |> (not on line 1047 where the last " in my program appears), but I'm not
> |> clever enough to find it in 1000 lines of code (using vi) without
> |> searching for every " and then manually inspecting the line.
> 
> Try using syntax hightlighting (in vim or Emacs), which should give you a
> good idea where the quote it missing.
> 
> |> I've started doing that, but I figure someone has a better way to find
> |> a line that contains only one " (since this is likely to be where the
> |> error is).
> 
> See grep(1), regex(7).
> 
> Andreas.
> 
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