#TIL : Using mark to bookmark checkpoints in files
Bookmarking a checkpoint will help you get back to it intermidately. Ex: your have to find some text to replace something but want to return back current position.
Set a mark
- [NORMAL MODE] , type
mthen follow by a letter from a-z (lowercase is filescope, uppercase for global scope - vim scope)
Go to a mark
- [NORMAL MODE] , type backstick ` then follow by the letter your marked above.
List all current marks
- [NORMAL MODE],
- It shows all marks included special ones :
|`. | jump to position where last change occurred in current buffer ||
|`" | jump to position where last exited current buffer ||
|`0 | jump to position in last file edited (when exited Vim) ||
|''||jump back (to line in current buffer where jumped from)|
|`` | jump back (to position in current buffer where jumped from) ||
TIPS : Can use it as a motion with