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Press Release: November 25, 1998

Sixth Edition of the vi Classic, Learning the vi Editor Released

Sebastopol,CA--The just released Learning the vi Editor, 6th Edition, is a complete guide to text editing with vi, text editor available on nearly every UNIX system. New topics covered in this classic include multi-screen editing and coverage of four vi clones: vim, elvis, nvi, and vile and their enhancements to vi, such as multi-window editing, GUI interfaces, extended regular expressions, and enhancements for programmers.

With Learning the vi Editor, 6th Edition, you will:

  • Quickly learn the basics of editing, cursor movement, and global search and replacement
  • Take advantage of the more subtle power of vi
  • Extend your editing skills by learning to use ex, a powerful line editor, from within vi

For easy reference, this new edition also includes a command summary at the end of each appropriate chapter.

For more information, including author bios, Table of Contents, and index, see: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/vi6/

Learning the vi Editor, 6th Edition
By Linda Lamb & Arnold Robbins
6th Edition November 1998 (US)
1-56592-426-6, 348 pages, $24.95 (US)
1-800-998-9938

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