[lug] vi editor

Hugh Brown hugh at byu.edu
Thu Oct 26 07:49:07 MDT 2000

You can also used named buffers (up to 26 of them) and vim keeps 9 of
the copy/cut buffers.

I recommend Learning the vi editor from O' Reilly.

> > 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 :} ).
> I think there are different meanings for buffers, especially if you
> consider other editors like emacs. But the copy or cut buffer is what I
> refer to with shift-d...the clipboard if you prefer that name.

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