06 - VI Text Editor - Editing shortcuts Like Copy Cut Paste and Delete | #linuxtopic

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Vim editor - Copy text in vim, delete line in vim

VI Text Editor - Editing shortcuts  

In this topic we use vim command which will provide a powerful editing for example we have to edit text before the cursor, append text at the end of the line, add new line above and below the cursor, replace, join and so fourth...

For the action we will first press "ESC" Key for command mode from the keyboard and then press below key



To Insert text  before the cursor

i
To Insert text  at the beginning of the line, suppose we are in the middle of line and  want to insert text at the beginning

I

To Append the text after the cursor

a
To Append the text end of the line

A
To Open new line below the cursor

o

To Open new line above the cursor

O

To Copy the word

yw

 To Copy the line

yy

Copy the N number of line, like copy 10 lines

 10yy

To paste after cursor position

p

To paste before cursor position

P

Delete character from cursor position

x

Delete previous character from cursor position

X

To delete word from cursor position

dw

To Delete entire line from cursor position

D

To delete line

dd

To delete the N number of line, for example 10 line

10dd

To delete everything from file

:%d

To Cut the line 

c

To cut the line after the cursor

C

To replace text after the cursor

R


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