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Old 09-23-2007, 06:24 AM   #1
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vi editor

please tell me the shortcuts for

select ,copy, cut, paste commands for vi editor
Old 09-23-2007, 06:27 AM   #2
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Input the following command:
This brings up the help pages on vi and will tell you all you need to know. You can also look them up via your favourite search engine.
Old 09-23-2007, 07:08 AM   #3
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thanx very much.......


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