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A Practical Guide to Red Hat® Linux® 8 by Mark G. Sobell

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Exercises

1.Given a buffer full of English text, answer the following questions:
  1. How would you change every instance of his to hers?

  2. How would you do this only in the final paragraph?

  3. Is there a way to look at every usage in context before changing it?

  4. How would you deal with the possibility that His might begin a sentence?

2.What command moves the cursor to the end of the current paragraph? Can you use this command to skip through the buffer in one-paragraph steps?
3.Suppose that you get lost in the middle of typing a long sentence.
  1. Is there an easy way to kill the botched sentence and start over?

  2. What if only one word is incorrect? Is there an alternative to backspacing one letter at a time?

4.After you have been working on a paragraph for a while, ...

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