14
Nov

Find/Highlight Lines Longer Than 80 or ‘n’ Characters in VIM

Here’s a quickie that will help you find lines longer than 80 characters (or any number of characters) within VIM. Open vim, and copy/paste the following:

:/.{80,}

You can use the regex anywhere, actually, but this is a good one to store in the useful command list. Or, create an alias for it in your .vimrc file for quick access.

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