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Old 04-07-2008, 09:54 PM   #1
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Smile deletion of line above the cursor position.

what ever deletion command we are using it's operation on the downword only i want to delete lines / words previous to the cursour or above to the line. i am not find out such things on the command shall you help ?
Old 04-07-2008, 10:41 PM   #2
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Are working in VI editor?
If so,
dw - deletes the word after the cursor
db - deletes the word before the cursor
x - Delete current cursor position
X - Delete back one character
nX - Delete previous n characters

Otherwise , tell us more about your environment.


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