VI Tutorial - Lesson 11 - Operators and Scopes

Delete Operator & Scope Resulting Action
dw delete word forward
db delete word backward
d$ delete from cursor to end of line (same as D)
d0 delete from cursor to beginning of line
dL delete from current line to end of screen
dG delete from current line to end of file
d) delete complete sentence forward
d( delete complete sentence backwards
dd delete complete line

Change Operator & Scope Resulting Action
cw change word forward
cb change word backward
c$ change from cursor to end of line (same as C)
c0 change from cursor to beginning of line
cL change from current line to end of screen
cG change from current line to end of file
c) change from cursor to sentence start
c( change from cursor to sentence end
cc change complete line

Yank Operator & Scope Resulting Action
yw yank word forward
yb yank word backward
y$ yank from cursor to end of line (same as Y)
y0 yank from cursor to beginning of line
yL yank from current line to end of screen
yG yank from current line to end of file
y) yank from cursor to start of sentence
y( yank from cursor to end of sentence
yy yank complete line

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