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Beginners Guide to Unix - part 4 -  Editing files with the vi editor part 2

On this page I will give you links to really good tutorial pages and cheat sheets for the inbuilt unix editors called vi(short for visual editor).

I was going to write a tutorial on vi, but there are some good ones out there so it seems a little silly to duplicate others work.

These links are working as at 2012-08-23 please let me know if any are failing when you try them.

Guides and Tutorials
Graphical vi-vim Cheat Sheet and Tutorial
Nice simple to use guide with keyboard layouts etc.(not a proper tutorial but may work for you)

Unix - the vi Editor Tutorial
Nice easy to read guide

Vi for Smarties
Basic guide but has a lot of detail

Using vi, the Unix Visual Editor
Basic guide but has a lot of detail

Cheat Sheets
Graphical vi-vim Cheat Sheet and Tutorial
Nice simple to use cheat sheet with keyboard layouts etc.

Vi Cheat Sheet - comprehensive list of vi commands

Basic Cheat Sheet

There are loads more - just do a google search for
vi cheat sheets
vi tutorials

it may take you a while to get used to vi but its on every unix system including Apples and there are ported versions for Windows PC's so is really a very useful editor to know even though its not the prettiest.

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