how can i search word that is under the cursor in VI


 
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how can i search word that is under the cursor in VI

Hello all
i know the standard way to search in Vi with "/" and "?" but is there any way to perform search
on word that is under the cursor ?
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use '*'

Cheers,
K
kamitsin
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and use # to search the word under cursor in reverse direction - similar to ?
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Originally Posted by kamitsin
use '*'
I tried this is vi and it doesn't seem to work. I did get it to work in vim.
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same here in vim it does work , but not in vi ..
so does it can be done in vi ?
 

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