vi editing

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Fri Jan 15 18:13:47 UTC 2010

On Fri, 15 Jan 2010 07:37:49 -0800 (PST) gahn wrote:

> I am trying to add a word on every line (right in front of every line) via vi. Right now I have:

> xxxxxxxxx
> xxxxxxxxx
> xxxxxxxxx

Type this:

:%s/^/"new word" /

> after that, I want to have:

> "new word" xxxxxxxxx
> "new word" xxxxxxxxx
> "new word" xxxxxxxxx

> How could I do that with vi?

WBR, Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD Committer, The Power To Serve

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