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Re: Couple of questions

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    ... Hmm, Vim doesn t do this, not even when in compatible mode. I ll add it to the todo list. -- ... /// Bram Moolenaar -- Bram@moolenaar.net --
    Message 1 of 6 , Aug 1, 2001
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      Matthew Winn wrote:

      > An interesting and little-known consequence of this is that running vi
      > from the command line actually runs ex and then does an implicit "vi"
      > command. This means that in original versions of vi it's possible
      > to use Q to return to ex's line-editing mode and then use ex's undo
      > command to undo every change made since entering vi. This feature can
      > also be used as a form of savepoint: doing a Qvi<CR> starts a new ex
      > "vi" command which can be undone as a whole if you make a serious
      > editing mistake later on.

      Hmm, Vim doesn't do this, not even when in compatible mode. I'll add it to
      the todo list.

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