Take the following date:
Because Vim treats the hyphen as a negative sign, pressing
<C-A> on the 31
would normally increment it to
Compare this with what happens when speeddating.vim is installed:
5<C-X> on the
03 in the first line below transforms it into the
Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:03 +0000 Fri, 31 Dec 1999 23:59:58 +0000
Several date, time, and datetime formats are included. Additional formats can
be defined in a strftime-like syntax with the
Existing Vim semantics are preserved.
<C-X> accept a count, and
plain number incrementing is used if no date format is matched.
<C-X> in visual mode enables incrementing several lines at
once. Blank spots are filled by incrementing the match from the previous
line, allowing for creation of sequences (1, 2, 3; 2000-10-30, 2000-10-31,
It can also increment roman numerals and ordinals (1st, 2nd, 3rd, ...). In visual mode, letters of the alphabet are supported.
d<C-X> sets the timestamp under the cursor to the current time.
does the same, but uses UTC rather than the local time.
. command will work as expected if you install
Install using your favorite package manager, or use Vim's built-in package support:
mkdir -p ~/.vim/pack/tpope/start cd ~/.vim/pack/tpope/start git clone https://tpope.io/vim/speeddating.git vim -u NONE -c "helptags speeddating/doc" -c q
See the contribution guidelines for pathogen.vim.
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