Vim Editor Commands Cheat-sheet – POFTUT

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 Current File

Edit Specific File


Append Text After Cursor

Append Test At The End Of Line

Insert Text Before Cursor

Insert Text Before  First Non-Blank In The Line

Begin New Line Below And Insert Text

Begin New Line Above And Insert Text


Delete Character Before Cursor

Delete Character After Cursor

Delete Current Line

echo '

Delete Multiple Lines From Current Line



Save As



Save and Exit

Exit Without Saving Changes

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