Intending multiple lines at once

I just noticed something quite funny. I often have to intend multiple lines (blocks, whatever) of code because I added for example an if-condition somewhere in my code or something like that. Now you could intend every single line manually which is quite a big pain when the new block is quite long.


VIM has a very nice alternative: Simply select the block you want to intend in the visual mode (hit “v” then select the lines with your cursor keys) and then hit “>” to intend the whole selection :-) This also works the other way around with “<” ;-)

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