One thing that has always bothered me in vi / vim: If I "yank" (a.k.a. "copy") some text, then move to another place in the file and do a "paste", my cursor remains at the beginning of the text I ...
I want to put regex matches to buffer but cannot get even simpler example y :.put myNewBuffer return msg [line] [put] [buffer] working ie how to put something to buffer? So to regular expressions ...
Trying to get into Vi (not Vim), after learning Vim. Vim has a lookabehind like /\(Not this\)\@<!$, how to do it in Vi? If I want to search recurvively down directory in Vim, I could do :vimgrep ...
Just like "ci(" changes everything between parentheses, I want "ci$" to change everything between dollar signs (for editing LaTeX.) Is this possible?
I'm looking for the opposite of x. I want to insert just one character and stay in command mode.
I know I've probably looked over this a million times in all the VI documents I've read, but I can't seem to find the delete from cursor to end of line command.
Is there a way to show the current row and column position in vi? In vim, I know there is the set ruler command, but what are my options when using vi?
How would you compare these editors? What are the pros and cons of each? [note] This is not meant to be answered by those who "hate one and love another" or those who haven't used both.