The “Zen” of vi is that you’re speaking a language.
- The first letter is the verb.
y_which means ”Cut the line”
ddmeans ”Delete the line”
- Double letters mean “apply to the whole line”. It’s just an abbreviation, easier to type.
- The mark is a cursor location which you have currently saved.
ma= start of mark
mz= end of mark
- ` backtick means “jump to”, as in `
- The region