minor vi/vim qstn

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Wed Sep 25 22:23:42 UTC 2013

On Wed, 25 Sep 2013 14:27:41 -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> 	am I misremembering this feature, or didnt vi have a syntax where
> 	you typed something like:
> 	% vi[#] or % vi [-2]  [or vi [-N]
> 	to repeat the last or the second from last  command?  with my
> 	shoulder sore bloody sore I need to save every key stroke.  

To repeat the last command, "." can be used.

The vi editor (and probably vim and gvim) supports
according to "man vi":

       [Vi]i[sual][!] [+cmd] [file]
              Vi mode only.  Edit a new file.

Is this what you're searching for?

Or do you refer to command lines where "@:" would repeat the
last command (started with ":")?

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