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

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                  i[!]

Insert new text at line before the specified address, or at present address if none is specified. Add a ! to switch the autoindent setting during input of text. Enter new text after entering the command. Terminate input of new text by entering a line consisting of just a period.

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