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quotes inside quotes

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

Start file
This string contains a 'quoted' word.
This string contains 'two' quoted 'words.'
This 'string doesn't make things easy.'
End file
This string contains a "quoted" word.
This string contains "two" quoted "words."
This "string doesn't make things easy."

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< This string contains a 'quoted' word.
< This string contains 'two' quoted 'words.'
< This 'string doesn't make things easy.'
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> This string contains a "quoted" word.
> This string contains "two" quoted "words."
> This "string doesn't make things easy."

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#951 mko_io / @mko_io - Score: 189 - 06/14/14 @ 16:10
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