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Vim move cursor within a visual selection

When expanding a visual selection you might want to increase both sides. For instance, if you have made a selection from line 20 to line 40 you may want to expand the selection to line 18 to line 42. The visual selection can only be expanded with the cursor and the cursor is only on one side, but the cursor can be moved to the other side of the selection with o.

Read more about it with: :help visual-change.

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