[lug] vi editor
jstarkey at advancecreations.com
Thu Oct 26 15:41:13 MDT 2000
Thanks. I finally found it hidden at the bottom of the vim HOWTO. But I
didn't think to control-d. There is no need if it's blank right?? No
hidden characters that need to be cleared.
When vi refers to buffer it means the whole file is my impression now, is
this correct? I originally thought the buffer meant the "clipboard"
(please excuse the Windoze ref :} ).
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, D. Stimits wrote:
> John Starkey wrote:
> > I'm negotiating a job which will mainly involve vi and once again BLUG to
> > the rescue. I'm going through PC (or Drew's) vi mini-HOWTO from last year.
> > I've been using vi since PC Drew wrote that (thanks) and I've been
> > avoiding one problem like the plague:
> > How do you delete the remainder of a line and move the bginning of the
> > next line to the end of the current one.
> Move the cursor to the first position to be deleted. Shift-d to delete
> to EOL. This places it in your paste buffer as well as deleting.
> To append a line to the prior line, move to the upper of the two lines,
> and shift-j.
> > So:
> > This line here is, like, supposed to
> > be a full line.
> > How would I connect "to" and "be" to make a complete sentence?
> Cursor to first of 2 lines, shift-j.
> > Thanks,
> > John
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