Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Tips for VI

The connection between riemann and the hotel in Utah is really slow, so I've been using VI to edit code remotely. I rarely use it, but thought it would be useful to have some notes of the few commands that I have been using while they are fresh in my mind.

Opening file - vi filename
Start editing file - i (for insert)
Stop editing file - esc
Save file - :w (write)
Quit file - :q
Save and quit file - :wq

From Erin Sheldon, the vi mug from think geek:

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