Vi and Vim Editors Pocket Reference: Support for Every Text Editing Task

Vi and Vim Editors Pocket Reference: Support for Every Text Editing Task

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by Arnold Robbins
     
 

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Many Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X geeks enjoy using the powerful, platform-agnostic text editors vi and Vim, but there are far too many commands for anyone to remember. Author Arnold Robbins has chosen the most valuable commands for vi, Vim, and vi's main clones—vile, elvis, and nvi—and packed them into this easy-to-browse pocket reference. You'll find

Overview

Many Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X geeks enjoy using the powerful, platform-agnostic text editors vi and Vim, but there are far too many commands for anyone to remember. Author Arnold Robbins has chosen the most valuable commands for vi, Vim, and vi's main clones—vile, elvis, and nvi—and packed them into this easy-to-browse pocket reference. You'll find commands for all kinds of editing tasks, such as programming, modifying system files, and writing and marking up articles.

This second edition includes:

  • Command-line options
  • vi commands and set options
  • Input mode shortcuts
  • Substitution and regular expressions
  • ex commands and options
  • Initialization and recovery
  • Enhanced tags and tag stacks
  • A greatly expanded section on Vim commands and options
  • Additional features in vile, elvis, and nvi
  • Internet resources for vi
  • A full index

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449392178
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/03/2011
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
85
Sales rank:
617,246
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Arnold Robbins is a professional programmer and technical author who has worked with Unix systems since 1980 and has been using AWK since 1987. As a member of the POSIX 1003.2 balloting group, he helped shape the POSIX standard for AWK. Arnold is currently the maintainer of gawk and its documentation. He is coauthor of the sixth edition of O'Reilly's Learning the vi Editor.

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Vi and Vim Editors Pocket Reference: Support for Every Text Editing Task 1.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This sample is unreadable.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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