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How we can delete multiple lines from vi editor at one shot?

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How we can delete multiple lines from vi editor at one shot?
posted Jun 8, 2015 by Amit Kumar Pandey

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dd Deletes the line the cursor is on.

1) now say you want to delete the 10 line then press 10dd
2) to delete all the line of the file Type gg to move the cursor to the first line of the file, if it is not already there followed by typing dG to delete all the lines.
3) to delete all the lines from the current line just press dG.

answer Jun 8, 2015 by Salil Agrawal
nicely explained.
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