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How To Use Vi Editor?

vi is very powerful text editor where most of the Linux distributions provides. vim is improved version of the vi editor with more features. Most of the intersecting features complies with vim . In this tutorial we will learn how to use vi from start. Open File We will start by opening a text file by providing the name of the file. In this example we will open the file named poem.txt.

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Vim Editor Commands Cheat-sheet

vim or vi is very powerful text editor used in Linux systems. As they provide a lot of features and used from command line they have a lot of commands and shortcuts. In this page we will list these commands as a cheat-sheet. We will look most used command and shortcuts in this tutorial which makes this guide as beginner guide. Edit Edit Current File

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How To Set, Configure and Use Vim Color Scheme

Vim is very popular ans useful text editor based command line and GUI. I prefer vim because of its featured over nano etc. Vim have color scheme and highlighting features where different syntax for programming languages can be printed in a pretty and understandable form. In this tutorial we will look how to change color schemes. Reading following tutorials will be beneficial. Linux Vi and Vim Command Line Text Editor...

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Vim Copy, Cut and Paste Commands and Operations

Vim provides different shortcuts for copy, cut and paste operations. These commands are one of the most used and problematic commands because of vim command or shortcut based work style. Copy Current Line We can copy current line with the yy command which is named yank. But the cursor should be located in the line we want to copy.

Copy Lines We will again use yy command in order to copy...

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How To Delete Single and Multiple Lines In Vim?

Vim provides different keyboard and command shortcuts. One of the most used action is delete . Vim provides a lot of different use cases for deleting single and multiple lines. Delete Current Line Vim has cursor which will reside current active location. We can delete this line completely with the D or dd command.

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Delete To The End Of The Current Line Another useful shortcut for deletion is deleting from...

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Compare Vi vs Vim

Vi is old school text editor developed for Unix operating system. Linux distributions also provides vi by default. But what is is vim . Vim is improved version of the vi. Actually vi has a lot of alternative versions but vim is the most popular and accepted version. Enhanced Version Vim As stated previously vim puts more features to the vi text editor. So our tutorial will look Plus features of the...

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How To Download, Install and Use Vim In Windows

Vim is Linux based opensource tool. The roots goes to the vi editor. In Linux distributions vim can be easily installed via package managers like apt , yum , dnf and zypper . Windows is the most popular desktop operating system. Vim is provided for Windows operating systems too. In this tutorial we will look how to download, install and use vim in Windows Operating systems. Download Vim official web page provides download links for...

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How To Exit From Vim?

Vim have different and alternative solutions for different requirements. In this tutorial we will look different ways to quit or exit and save and exit. In this tutorial we will use quit and exit for the same thing. Exit or Quit The most used and simple usage is just exiting or exiting from the current vim session. If there is changes after opening file this command will not work because this command...

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Vi and Vim Search and Replace Operations

Vim provides reach features for text and word search and replace operations. Sed and awk provides similar features to Vim but vim is text editor which makes it different from others. Sample Text During examples we will use following sample text.

Search and Replace In Whole Document The most popular use  case is search and replace in whole document. We will use search commands. In this example we will...

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Vim Undo and Redo Operations

While editing text files with vim we can make some little mistakes or want to revert to the previous states. In Microsoft Word there is features rich undo and revert functions. The similar undo and revert functionalities provided by vim too. List Changes In order to revert back we can list changes and related information. With the :undolist command we will list number of changes and time information. We will...

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