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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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edit

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e[!] [+n] [file]

Begin editing file. Add a ! to discard any changes to the current file. If no file is given, edit another copy of the current file. With the + n argument, begin editing on line n.

Examples

    :e file
    :e#     Return to editing the previous file
    :e!     Discard edits since last save

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