Cut and paste text

Moving pieces of text around within a file is referred to as cut and paste. Doing this in vi is a three stage process:

1. Cut the text you want to move with one of the commands used to delete text.

2. Move the cursor to where you want to paste the text into the file using one of the commands for moving around the text.

3. Paste the text into the file with the command:


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