The Eleventh Annual Southern California Linux Expo
February 22-24, 2013
Hilton Los Angeles International Airport

Editing with vi: Advanced Topics


This is the second part of Aleksey's vi training based on Bill Joy's original paper introducing display editing with vi.  It covers the rest of Bill Joy's paper (after the basics).  The class is completely hands on with many lab exercises.

 The Advanced Topics class covers:

Editing on a slow terminal.
Setting options.
Recovering lost lines
Recovering lost files.
Features for editing programs: auto-indentation, shifting lines, show match, sections.
Filtering portions of the buffer with !
Macros and buffers.
Mapping commands and abbreviations.
File manipulation commands (including saving partial files and editing multiple files).
Using Tags.
Searching, and searching and replacing.

Los Angeles A
Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 18:00 to 19:00