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Old 05-14-2005, 02:28 AM   #1
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copy lines in vi editor


In vi editor how to copy lines of text with keyboard ?? something like.....1cc ...i donot exactly remember.
 
Old 05-14-2005, 02:33 AM   #2
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first move you cursor to the line which you wanna copy
then go into command mod by pressing ESC
then press yy which mean yank the line if you wanna copy more then one line then press y[n] where n is the no of lines to copy from the cursor.

now move you cursor to the line where you want to paste them and press p.

and its done!
 
Old 05-14-2005, 02:33 AM   #3
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To copy lines I use the nyy command

where n stands for the number of lines you want to copy.
 
Old 05-14-2005, 02:37 AM   #4
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& how to paste ??
 
Old 05-14-2005, 03:19 AM   #5
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Simply use the command p

Howevere read ilnli instruction. They're very good!!!!
 
  


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