replace string in marked region effectively
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evil-mark-replace (v0.0.4)

Replace the thing in marked area.

The thing is either the symbol under cursor or the selected text.

EVIL is required.


Place evil-mark-replace.el somewhere (say ~/.emacs/lisp), add below code into “.emacs”:

(add-to-list 'load-path "~/.emacs.d/lisp/")
(require 'evil-mark-replace)


Here are the commands you can use. Feel free to assign key bindings to them.


Mark buffer and replace the thing.


Mark defun and replace the thing.


Mark tagged region and replace the thing.

Tagged region is created by “M-x evilmr-tag-selected-region”.

You may “M-x evilmr-show-tagged-region” to double check tagged region.

Bug Report



Copyright (C) 2015 Chen Bin

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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