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Using groups

Before :

- first_group second_group
- hello world

sed command :

:%s/- \(.*\) \(.*\)$/- \2 \1/g

After :

- second_group first_group
- world hello

New lines

Before :

hello:world:!

sed command :

:%s/:/^M/g

Where the ^M is typed by pressing control-V (control-Q on Windows) followed by the Enter/Return key.

After :

hello
world
!

To go back you can do this command :

:%s/\n/:/g

Output :

hello:world:!:

grep

Before :

https://google.com/
https://maps.google.com/
https://example.com
https://drive.google.com/

grep command :

:%!grep -v google\.com

After :

https://example.com
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