Faculty for Chemistry and Pharmacy - Group of Prof. Zipse

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