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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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abbrev

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                  ab [string text]

Define string when typed to be translated into text. If string and text are not specified, list all current abbreviations.

Examples

Note: ^M appears when you type Ctrl-V followed by Return.

:ab ora O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
:ab id Name:^MRank:^MPhone:

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