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UUID generator for vim. Inputs a uuid to copy buffer
fu! GenerateUUID()
python << EOF
import uuid
import vim
# output a uuid to the vim variable for insertion below
vim.command("let generatedUUID = \"%s\"" % str(uuid.uuid4()))
" insert the python generated uuid into the current cursor's position
:execute "normal i" . generatedUUID . ""
"initialize the generateUUID function here and map it to a local command
noremap <Leader>r :call GenerateUUID()<CR>

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@theimpostor theimpostor commented Jul 17, 2018

Works great! FYI I had to change

python << EOF


py3 <<EOF

to get it to work. C.f. ensime/ensime-vim#306 (comment)

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