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[address ] < [count ]
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Shift lines specified by address either left (< ) or right (> ). Only leading spaces and tabs are added or removed when shifting lines. count specifies the number of lines to shift, starting with address . The shiftwidth option controls the number of columns that are shifted. Repeating the < or > increases the shift amount. For example, :>>> shifts three times as much as :> .

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