quick vi reference (was: How to turn on telnet on server.)

taxman taxman at acd.net
Wed Apr 16 09:46:22 PDT 2003

On Wednesday 16 April 2003 12:07 pm, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> > On Tuesday 15 April 2003 03:38 pm, Dino Tose wrote:
> > > I would like to thank everyone that responded to this
> > > email.
> > > I understood most of it. I am still new to Unix OS and
> > > commands I understand VI very little. I know how to
> > > get into it but modifying a coment and things like
> >
> > man vi will show you all the commands.  You can also google for a quick
> > vi reference.  just make sure to keep track of and understand the
> > difference between command and input mode.  esc gets you to command, i
> > gets you to insert.  you can only be in one or the other.
> I have a web page intended for beginning vi users.  The language is
> slightly less formal and thus more accessible for new users.  URL is:
>           http://scnc.k12.mi.us/howto/edit/vi.html

Hey that's pretty darned good.  definitely a keeper link

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