How do I sort a section of my file?
You use the “:sort” command like this: :5,100sort Using the “:sort” command provides many options, you can sort numerical on the first found decimal number using: :%sort n Or you can specify to sort on the text, starting at virtual column 8: :%sort /.*\%8v/ Alternatively can pipe a section of the file to the Unix “sort” utility to sort the file. For example:
You can also use a visual block, and use the “!sort” command on the selected block. See also: :sort filter