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Old 11-09-2001
Computer VI or text editor

Before I learned how wonderfull VI and Unix was. I used a little crappy DOS editor. I wouldn't go back to it for anything. However I work with a lot of formatted files that use the column position. I wonder if any here knows of a way to make VI display the cursors coulmn position or if there is a different text editior for unix that has this capability. Please if anyone know of one or how to make VI do it I will love you forever.
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Old 11-09-2001
Depending on your "vi" version, there exist "set ruler" command.

Try to add line :

set ruler

to your ~/.exrc or ~/.vimrc file
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Old 11-09-2001
vi settings

type "set all" at the command mode colon.

this will give you all the options that are available on your flavor of UNIX.

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