Re: VI

Kissing The Pink (piers@nospam.socs.uts.edu.au)
Fri, 27 Oct 1995 15:49:12 +1000 (EST)

On Fri, 27 Oct 1995, Chris Wood wrote:

> In the Unix editor VI, how do you save and exit when you have finished
> editing?.

Buy TFM. It tells all. (Volume I, Chapter 5) - 21 pages of helpful guff.

Seriously, you should save *as you edit*; not just when you finish.
Computers crash a lot. Try ZZ or :wq in command mode (not edit mode - use
ESC to switch).B

Oh your honey dish / It's on my list - St Etienne
Piers