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VI and VIM Editors Pocket Reference - 2nd Edition by Arnold Robbins (Paperback)

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Highlights

  • Many Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X geeks enjoy using the powerful, platform-agnostic text editors vi and Vim, but there are far too many commands for anyone to remember.
  • About the Author: Arnold Robbins is a professional programmer and technical author who has worked with Unix systems since 1980 and has been using AWK since 1987.
  • 92 Pages
  • Computers + Internet, Programming

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About the Book



Fully updated and with greatly expanded Vim coverage, this handy little book puts all of the essential information about vi and Vim at a programmer's fingertips, in a format that makes browsing easy.



Book Synopsis



Many Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X geeks enjoy using the powerful, platform-agnostic text editors vi and Vim, but there are far too many commands for anyone to remember. Author Arnold Robbins has chosen the most valuable commands for vi, Vim, and vi's main clonesâ vile, elvis, and nviâ and packed them into this easy-to-browse pocket reference. You'll find commands for all kinds of editing tasks, such as programming, modifying system files, and writing and marking up articles.

This second edition includes:

  • Command-line options
  • vi commands and set options
  • Input mode shortcuts
  • Substitution and regular expressions
  • ex commands and options
  • Initialization and recovery
  • Enhanced tags and tag stacks
  • A greatly expanded section on Vim commands and options
  • Additional features in vile, elvis, and nvi
  • Internet resources for vi
  • A full index



About the Author



Arnold Robbins is a professional programmer and technical author who has worked with Unix systems since 1980 and has been using AWK since 1987. As a member of the POSIX 1003.2 balloting group, he helped shape the POSIX standard for AWK. Arnold is currently the maintainer of gawk and its documentation. He is coauthor of the sixth edition of O'Reilly's Learning the vi Editor.

Dimensions (Overall): 7.1 Inches (H) x 4.5 Inches (W) x .3 Inches (D)
Weight: .2 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 92
Genre: Computers + Internet
Sub-Genre: Programming
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Theme: General
Format: Paperback
Author: Arnold Robbins
Language: English
Street Date: March 8, 2011
TCIN: 13253197
UPC: 9781449392178
Item Number (DPCI): 248-60-4268
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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