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Old 02-24-2010
Bug To copy the selected lines and paste into new file

Dear Friend,

You can use the following way to copy the lines from one file and past that lines into another file

step:1
press Esc key.

Select the lines , which you want to copy. For copy the content using the shift + v

Step 2:
Press y

Step 3:
Type ":e file name"

Step 4:

Then press "p".

The new file contains the content which are copied from the old content.
 

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