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Author Topic: vi help  (Read 1816 times)

aixuser01

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vi help
« on: March 13, 2008, 05:25:21 pm »

Hi all,
when I run vi ( say vi test.html for example ) vi opens up but does not show me the html tags. instead it displays like a browser. how can I stop this? I have looked in the man pages but cant find anything.
Thanks!
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Re: vi help
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2008, 07:34:26 pm »

See here

http://elvis.vi-editor.org/elvisman/elvisvi.html#^Wd

I strongly recommend Vim in elvis' stead
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