[SATLUG] vi editor

Rabie Khabouze rabie at rabie.net
Tue Sep 13 15:10:32 CDT 2011


  ESC to escape INSERT mode then :q to quit if you did not modify the 
file if you did type :q!

to save modification use :x  or press Shift+zz

check out man vi for more info



   :On 09/13/2011 03:05 PM, Rick Gray wrote:
> greetings all,
>
> I'm a new student to Linux, using Fedora 14.  One of our assignment in class was to familiarize ourselves
> with the vi editor.  I had no problem getting in and creating a letter, but once I tried to leave with the shift semicolon
> and typed 'q' enter to quit. it would not leave or save the file.  I think the q command is some other kind of
> command I don't understand.  Could use a little professional help.
>
> Thx
> Rick Gray
> St Philips Student
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