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6. Editing Multiple Files


Editing multiple files in vi is possible in two different ways:



  1. invoke vi with multiple files on the command line

  2. use command :e from within vi


Once the files are loaded, movement from one file to another can be
accomplished using following commands:


 
:n - next file
:e# - previous file
Ctrl-^ - last edited file, keep cursor on last edited line

 
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