[Coco] VI Editor
gheskett at shentel.net
Tue Feb 20 01:35:09 EST 2018
On Monday 19 February 2018 23:58:09 L. Curtis Boyle wrote:
> VEd (a full screen editor) also gives you a buffer of 56k, as the
> program itself is <7.5K, written in assembly.
Many thanks L. Curtis Boyle, I will, when I get the concrete dust off my
coco3, give it a try.
> L. Curtis Boyle
> curtisboyle at sasktel.net
> > On Feb 19, 2018, at 10:54 PM, Gene Heskett <gheskett at shentel.net>
> > wrote:
> > On Monday 19 February 2018 20:26:59 Mark McDougall wrote:
> >> On 20/02/2018 10:00 AM, phil pt wrote:
> >>> Does anyone know the VI commands to move the cursor to the start
> >>> mark a block then move the cursor down and mark the end block and
> >>> copy & past it in the file. checked the internet and I can not
> >>> find any clear steps on how to do it?
> >> I think you need to learn the secret handshake first, before you
> >> start using VI (or emacs)...
> >> Regards,
> > The vi (now vim on my machines) made from TSEdit has no relationship
> > to vi/vim on the *nixes other than being a 2 mode utility like
> > vi/vim. So see the TSEdit manual for all the details. It is IMO, the
> > best editor we have for the coco's because as an editor, it can run
> > with a buffer of #56k, meaning it is less than 8k in total size. The
> > original patch changed its name to vi, but in recent nitros9, vi has
> > been claimed for a vtype window device. So you'll need to use dEd to
> > extend its name to vim, with bit d7 set in the m character, but
> > zeroed in the i character. The basic editor is the same regardless,
> > so see the TSEdit docs for how to run it to its greatest effect.
> >> --
> >> Mark McDougall
> >> <http://retroports.blogspot.com.au>
> > --
> > Cheers, Gene Heskett
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Cheers, Gene Heskett
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:6309/gene>
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