Information on the vi Editor

Many information sites exist in the internet for the vi editor. The following three sites might be most relevant for beginning vi users:

  1. An Introduction to Display Editing with Vi by William Joy and Mark Horton is a detailed introduction to the abilities of the vi editor

  2. Vi Reference Manual by Keith Bostic is a very thorough reference manual to vi

  3. Vi Lovers Home Page by Thomer M. Gil is the center of the vi universe

  4. A quick reference card written by Y. Zhang can be downloaded here (pdf and ps formats)

  5. Another quick reference (ps format) is available from KFA Juelich