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swap number pairs

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

Start file
[2, 1], [5, 4]
[6, 3]
[7, 4]
[8, 2], [12, 11]
End file
[1, 2], [4, 5]
[3, 6]
[4, 7]
[2, 8], [11, 12]

View Diff

1,4c1,4
< [2, 1], [5, 4]
< [6, 3]
< [7, 4]
< [8, 2], [12, 11]
---
> [1, 2], [4, 5]
> [3, 6]
> [4, 7]
> [2, 8], [11, 12]

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#213 Andrii Soldatenko / @a_soldatenko - Score: 143 - 11/16/20 @ 14:11
:<50-53>nnoremap <silent> gl "_yiw:s/\(\%#\w\+\)\(\_W\+\)\(\w\+\)/\3\2\1/<CR><c-o>/\w\+\_W\+<CR><c-l><CR><Esc>[201~<CR><Right>gl<Up><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right>.gl<Right>gl<Right>glgl<Right>gl<Right><Right><Right><Right><Right>gl<Esc>:wq!<CR>

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