Usefull vi commands

by Jul 5, 2016Linux

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Some useful commands to work with vi

9ylcopy nine characters from cursor position, e.g 192.168.1 will be copied
ppaste what you have copied
xdelete character
:wqwrite and quit (save and close)
/search_stringfind search_string
ngo to next occurrence of search_string
Ngo to previous occurrence of search_string
dddelete line
10dddelete next 10 lines
yycopy line
10yycopy next 10 lines
rreplace current character at cursor
Rreplace current word at cursor
Harold Preyers

Harold Preyers

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