MacVim's search replace


The MacVim maintainers continue to surprise me. If you do a search/replace the Vim way:


Then hit Command+F out of Mac muscle memory, the search field shows your last searched term:

MacVim's search page showing the Search field populated with what I had in Vim's inline search.

Generic Mac search boxes miss much of the Vim’s search power, but in a pinch it can be a real time saver.

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