[SATLUG] vi editor

Rick Gray rlgray at live.com
Tue Sep 13 15:13:33 CDT 2011


Wow, got great info.. Thx all :-)

Rick Gray

> Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 15:10:32 -0500
> From: rabie at rabie.net
> To: satlug at satlug.org
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] vi editor
> 
>   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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