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Re: so how do the pros read all those .gz docs, zless?



On Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 10:23:23PM -0700, Rich Rudnick wrote:
| On Wed, 2002-06-12 at 22:00, Chris Gushue wrote:
| > Derrick 'dman' Hudson wrote:
| > > I use either zless (just like I would have used 'less' if it wasn't
| > > compressed) or more often 'view' (vim in read-only mode; vim6
| > > automatically decompresses .gz files).
| > 
| > I'm pretty sure that Vim 5.x (5.6? 5.7?) did in Debian as well. I wish 
| > more things supported transparently viewing gzipped files :)

Wichert included a bunch of autocommands (that won't work in vim 6) in
/etc/vimrc with the 5.x packages.

| I'd say I'm pretty much joe average: emacs isn't even on my system, and
| after two years of using linux I still don't know how to cut and paste
| in vim :)

Press 'v' to enter "VISUAL" mode.  Then move the cursor to select the
text area you want.  'y' will "yank" (copy) the text to the
cut-buffer.  'p' will "paste" that text "after" the cursor location,
'P' will "paste" before the cursor location.  Or just use the mouse
:-).

-D

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