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Real Linux users don't use GUIs. No matter how popular, slick and sophisticated the interfaces become for Linux and UNIX, you'll always need to be able to navigate in a text editor. The vi editor is the original standard UNIX full screen editor. It's been around almost since UNIX began and it has changed very little. To get around the limitations of vi the people at Bram Moolenaar created the vim editor (the name stand for VI iMproved). It contains many more features than the old vi editor including: help, multiple windows, syntax highlighting, programmer support, and HTML support. All of the books published to date focus on vi alone not the expanded vim shipping with every major Linux distribution. In true New Riders' form, the vim reference will be a definitive, concise reference for the professional Linux user and developer. This tutorial takes a task oriented approach allowing you to learn only the commands that make your job easier.

Synopsis:

The vi editor is the original standard UNIX full screen editor, vim is the improved version. This book gives an insight into the editor that lies at the heart of UNIX. It is a tutorial that takes a task oriented approach allowing the reader to only learn the commands required for a particular task.

About the Author

Steve Qualline is the author of many programming and Linux related books. He is a professional software engineer, author, and educator. Currently, he works for a large software company as a quality engineer devising ways to improve the quality and reliability of the code produced by their programmers. He is also an avid blimp enthusiast as well as a volunteer steam locomotive engineer on the Poway-Midland Railroad. http://www.qualine.com.

Table of Contents

PART I.
1. Basic Editing.

2. Editing a Little Faster.

3. Searching.

4. Text Blocks and Multiple Files.

5. Windows.

6. Basic Visual Mode.

7. Commands for Programmers.

8. Basic Abbreviations, Keyboard Mapping, and Initialization Files.

9. Basic Command (:) Mode Commands.

10. Basic GUI Usage.

11. Dealing with Text Files.

12. Automatic Completion.

13. Autocommands.

14. File Recovery and Command Line Arguments.

15. Miscellaneous Commands.

16. Cookbook.

17. Topics Not Covered.

PART II.

18. Complete Basic Editing.

19. Advanced Searching Using Regular Expressions.

20. Advanced Text Blocks and Multiple Files.

21. All About Windows and Sessions.

22. Advanced Visual Mode.

23. Advanced Commands for Programmers.

24. All About Abbreviations and Keyboard Mapping.

25. Complete Command (:) Mode Commands.

26. Advanced GUI Commands.

27. Expressions and Functions.

28. Customizing the Appearance and Behavior of the Editor.

29. Language-Dependent Syntax Options.

30. How to Write a Syntax File.

PART III.

Appendix A: Installing VIM.

Appendix B: The <> Key Names.

Appendix C: Normal Mode Commands.

Appendix D: Visual Mode Commands.

Appendix E: Insert Mode Commands.

Appendix F: Option List.

Appendix G: Vim License Agreement.

Appendix H: Quick Reference.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735710016
Author:
Oualline, Steve
Author:
Qualline, Steve
Publisher:
Sams
Subject:
Operating Systems - UNIX
Subject:
Word Processing - General
Subject:
Word processing
Subject:
Utilities
Subject:
Operating Systems - LINUX
Subject:
Text editors (Computer programs)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Landmark (New Riders)
Publication Date:
April 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 1.5 in 975 gr

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