[OT] Text Editor vs IDE aka ctrl-s froze VI
ross at agilestudios.com
Mon Oct 17 09:44:29 MDT 2005
On Mon, 17 Oct 2005, Michael Torrie wrote:
> Hans knows a lot more of the cool features than I and he can probably
> tell us how to do the block mark where you block off a completely
> rectangular section (ie exactly 10 columns wide, 30 rows high).
> Sometimes that kind of copy and paste can be very useful.
There actually three "visual modes" in vim: v, V (shift-v), and CTRL-V.
v just highlights; V highlights lines at a time (you can't do partial
lines); and CTRL-V highlights columns.
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