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Old 09-19-2003, 06:57 PM   #1
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Manipulating Files in vi

I just can't seem to save, how do I use the command mode? I have an old unix manual and all the commands listed in it don't work. Can someone help me out?
Old 09-19-2003, 07:25 PM   #2
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hit [esc] to enter command mode. Then: [:] + [w] to save or [wq] to save and quit or, [q!] to quit without saving.

ps: I recommend running vimtutor. Just type vimtutor on the command line and it will run an interactive tutorial that teaches all the ins and outs of vi(m)

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