05. Deleting text in Vim x, X, d, . (period)

So far we've covered, inserting and replacing. Now let's hop on over to the deleting! *** Remember to hit "u" to undo a change! *** There are many ways we can delete text in a file. x - delete the character at the cursor 3x deletes current character + 2 characters to the right of cursor X - delete character to the left 3x deletes 3 characters to the left of cursor Try dexletxing axxll txxxxhe "x" chxaraxcters hxere! We can also delete words or WORDs at a time. d - delete something dW deletes to beginning of next WORD dE deletes to end of next WORD dB deletes to beginning of previous WORD Let's try deleting all the words here. Another nifty tool: . - repeat any command I love Justin Bieber! I love Justin Bieber! I love Justin Bieber! I love Justin Bieber! I love Justin Bieber! I love Justin Bieber! I love Justin Bieber! I love Justin Bieber! I love Justin Bieber! I love Justin Bieber! I love Justin Bieber! I love Justin Bieber! Review Problems: 1) What's the difference between word and WORD? How many words and WORDs does www.youtube.com have? 2) How do you activate REPLACE mode? Solutions: 1) WORDs ignore punctuations. www.youtube.com has 5 words and 1 WORD. 2) "R"

Aching back from coding all day?

Acupressure Mat & Pillow

Aching back from coding all day? Try Back Problems

Relieve your stress, back, neck and sciatic pain through 1,782 acupuncture points for immediate neck pain relief. Made for lower, upper and mid chronic back pain treatment, and improves circulation, sleep, digestion and quality of life.

$$ Check price
144.87144.87Amazon 4.5 logo(1,890+ reviews)

More Back Problems resources

Take your Linux skills to the next level!

How Linux Works

Take your Linux skills to the next level! Try Linux & UNIX

In this completely revised second edition of the perennial best seller How Linux Works, author Brian Ward makes the concepts behind Linux internals accessible to anyone curious about the inner workings of the operating system. Inside, you'll find the kind of knowledge that normally comes from years of experience doing things the hard way.

$ Check price
39.9539.95Amazon 5 logo(114+ reviews)

More Linux & UNIX resources

Ad