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Old 03-15-2002, 12:26 PM   #1
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vim x vi


What a good reason to use vim instead of vi ?
 
Old 03-15-2002, 02:03 PM   #2
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The vim man page actually addresses this issue.

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There are a lot of enhancements above Vi: multi level undo, multi windows and buffers, syntax highlighting, command line editing, filename completion, on-line help, visual selection, etc..
See ":help vi_diff.txt" for a summary of the differences between Vim and Vi.
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Old 03-15-2002, 02:11 PM   #3
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vim is vi with some additional functions. One of the best things about it is there's a somewhat GUI mode "vim -g" that starts the session in a seperate window from the terminal.
 
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