vi or vim cheat sheet

Posted on in Categories Howto, Linux, UNIX last updated November 16, 2006

Those new to the vi editor will gain proficiency, and experienced users will gain a valuable refresher.

This tutorial shows how to use vi, a powerful visual editor. Using an accelerated “cheat sheet” method, this tutorial aims to make you a proficient vi user without requiring a huge time commitment. You’ll quickly learn how to move around, edit text, use insert mode, copy and paste text, and use important vim extensions like visual mode and multi-window editing.

vi intro — the cheat sheet method (free registration required)

Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. He has worked with global clients and in various industries, including IT, education, defense and space research, and the nonprofit sector. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+.

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