Editing multiple files with vi, why :p is not working


 
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Editing multiple files with vi, why :p is not working

Hi,

Can any gurus advise why :p is not working on my vi?

When editing multiple files, :n works and it takes me the next file, but :p which is supposed to take me back to the previous file does not work.

Please advise. Thanks in advance.

Last edited by newbie_01; 05-03-2013 at 07:46 AM.. Reason: :p is translating to smileys
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Try this to go to previous file-

Code:
:prev

Thanks
Bhushan Pathak
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Code:
:rew

will take u to first file
Code:
:e#

can be used between toggle between 2 files

I am not sure why
Code:
:p

doesnt work some time
 

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