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Basic Vim Commands

Here is a list of some basic commands in Vim. Vim has four (4) modes:

Normal mode

The following commands are used in normal mode.

Basic movement

Deleting, replacing and fixing changes

Copying and pasting

Horizontal movement and actions

Vertical movement and actions

Finding stuff

Search and replace

Placing the cursor relative to the window

Insert mode

Command mode

Visual mode

Crazy combos

Try these with d, c and y instead of v.

Registers

Macros

File browsing