[ILUG] Simpelest Question in the world...
colm at tuatha.org
Fri Dec 15 10:01:11 GMT 2000
> How do I delete from my current position to a mark in vi. (i.e.)
> Hit 'ma' on my current line. Move 4 lines up. Hit what to delete the
> 4 lines below me??? I looked in the O'Reilly vi book and I can't
> for the life of me find it.
The single-quote character moves to a mark, so 'a will move to mark a.
The d (delete) command expects a movement command after it, so d'a
will delete from the current position to mark a.
I love vi.
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