vi or vim cheat sheet

last updated in Categories Howto, Linux, UNIX

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, DevOps engineer, and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. Get the latest tutorials on SysAdmin, Linux/Unix and open source topics via RSS/XML feed or weekly email newsletter.

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