Chapter 21. Letting the vi Editor Work for You

Steve “Mor” Moritsugu

Tip for Beginners

Many UNIX experts do not like the vi editor, so UNIX provides a number of standard and downloadable alternatives. If you do use vi, hopefully you will learn the basic vi commands in Chapter 20, “Using vi to Edit a Text File,” well enough to tackle this chapter, which covers what makes vi worth all the hassle. In this chapter, you will see how all the various vi commands can be used ...

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