RepeatLast [times] [F|Find|R|Replace]
repeats for the given number of times the last find or replace operation
(with replace we mean here a single replace, even if the last
operation ended with a global substitution). If you don’t specify either
Find or Replace, it will repeat whichever one was last performed.
If any find or replace operation runs into the end of the document (in the direction
indicated by the
SearchBack flag) and stops, then and only then will a
RepeatLast command “wrap around” to the other end of the document to
continue the find or replace operation.
RepeatLast is especially useful for researching a given number of times, or
replacing something a given number of times. The standard technique for
accomplishing this is:
FindRegExp) the string you are interested in;
ReplaceOncewith the replacement string you are interested in;
RepeatLast n-1command, where n is the number of occurrences you wanted to skip over, or replace.
The important thing about this sequence of actions is that it will
work this way even in a macro. The
Replace command cannot be used
in a macro unless you really want to interact with
ne during the
macro execution. Avoiding interaction during macros is the primary
reason the commands