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Linux.com: Vim Tips: Moving Around Using Marks and Jumps

May 18, 2006, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

"Editing in Vim can be a breeze, if you know how to make use of its more advanced features. Moving around files can feel like a slog if you're stuck with the basic movement keys, but editing is effortless when you have command of marks and jumps.

"Basically, a mark is a bookmark or placeholder that allows you to return to a spot in the file where you were editing. This can be handy when you're working on longer projects, whether you're writing a long paper, making changes to your Apache configuration, or writing code..."

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