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Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Arnold Robbins

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Name

yank

Synopsis

[address] y [char] [count]

Place lines specified by address in named register char. Register names are the lowercase letters a-z. Uppercase names append text to the corresponding register. If no char is given, place lines in general register. count specifies the number of lines to yank, starting with address.

Example

:101,200 ya a    Copy lines 100-200 to register "a"

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