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Vi - Introduction and Advanced

Introduction to Vi

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Oddities and Annoyances of Vi and how to work around them pdf


Advanced Vi

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Sources of Additional Information on Vi

  • "Learning the vi Editor" by L. Lamb O'Reilly & Associates, 1998
  • "The Ultimate Guide to the vi and ex Text Editors" by
    Hewlett-Packard Company Benjamin/Cummings Publishing, 1990
  • the unix "learn" command (on some RCS workstations)
    • setup learn
    • learn vi
  • the unix man page on vi
    • man vi
  • the World Wide Web
    • search for "vi editor"
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