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What I want is:

  • Copy some part of text
  • Replace some other parts of text with copied part.

What I do is:

  • Make a selection: v
  • Yanking the selection: y
  • Making another selection: v
  • Paste the yanked text: p

But whenever I paste, it replaces current selection with old yanked selection, but copies the replaced (deleted) selection to register. How to make p just paste and do nothing more?

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  • I think I could not make it much clear. Sorry for making it hard to understand. If you don't understand the question please ask in comments :( – user1857492 Mar 7 '14 at 12:22
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Not very good answer but...

Instead of selecting and pasting (p):

  • move to beginning of selection to be replaced
  • paste
  • select unwanted selection
  • delete it using "delete to black-hole register" ("_d)

or vice versa, "delete to black-hole register", then paste.

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  • I would love to see better answers. Cause this answer is quite not satisfying for me. >_< – user1857492 Mar 7 '14 at 18:28

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