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# 330  
Old 07-08-2011
Nice to be in the majority for a change as a vi user. In PC world I was a BRIEF advocate and later CodeWright.
# 331  
Old 07-17-2011
good to see that Vi or Vim rules here Smilie
# 332  
Old 07-18-2011
# 333  
Old 07-18-2011
The last few times I have edited files have used gedit as I have forgotten how to use vi.
My memory is getting old.
If the gui crashed then would have to get use vim.

Last edited by nigelc; 07-18-2011 at 08:12 AM.. Reason: Duplicate entries
# 334  
Old 08-18-2011
It's easy to learn to use vi. I've done so three times this year already!
# 335  
Old 08-19-2011
Originally Posted by Corona688
It's easy to learn to use vi. I've done so three times this year already!
Everyone is telling about : vi

I too used/using vi editor. But i could'nt be an expert in vi.

Can anyone post commands inside vi [All usefull commands] / pls post a link at least. Will be helpful for all...

1. vi filename
There are two modes which i know -> a. Interactive mode , b. Escape mode.
a. Interactive mode.
Used to edit the file. [Press i or a for getting into this mode.]
b. Escape mode.
Used to use commands inside vi editor. [Press escape button and enter : and then
enter the command]

2. Is there any way for "undo" in vi..??

3. Is there any way to compare two files at a time in vi ? [It is possible in emacs]

.. like this i have somany doubts..
# 336  
Old 08-19-2011
If you install vim you get the "vimtutor" command, I think.
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