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"In my last article, I looked at some of the ways in which you can use Vimscript, Vim's built-in scripting language, to set up that text editor to do exactly what you want it to. Apparently you liked what you saw and asked for more, so here are some additional tips and tricks to help you get Vim to jump through the hoops of your choice, including techniques for specifying ranges to work on, accepting user input, and debugging.

"In the last article, we looked at functions that operate across the whole buffer, and functions that operate on a single line. At times you might want to have a function operate on a range of lines instead. There are two ways you can specify the range of lines over which a function will be applied when you call it. The first is simply to specify the range before the call to the function. This is what you do when using built-in functions like s///:"

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