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I often get large JSON files which contain no newlines or indentation. I’d like to look at these reasonably in neovim, but it’s been cumbersome until today.

TL;DR: You can replace the contents of the buffer with output formatted by jq with one command: :%!jq .



Christopher R Marshall


Enjoys programming web applications; especially in Go and Ruby. Also enjoys playing ice hockey as a goalie and playing the guitar.