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To be honest, I don't know. I've only used vi and am comfortable with it. Don't need a mouse, and I like it that way.
That's pretty much my reasoning. All I need in text editing is add/delete via Insert (i) and save/quit via cmd (esc, then command, wq! for write/quit). That's it, what is a text editor supposed to do? I mean honestly, do you want copy/paste? In single terminal cli, where you don't have the option to copy/paste? (in Xorg you do) Do you need special chars? I mean honestly, it's a text editor. lol
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I learned vi in the early 1990s. I actually know the correct keystrokes to cut, copy and paste text. I'm still learning things about it. Somewhere out there is a nice cheat sheet, but I can't seem to find it right now. It's entirely possible that I wrote the cheat sheet.
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I enjoy vi / vim and nothing beats using regular expressions to modify scripts and it saves me lots of time debugging.
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Emacs. The Doctor is awesome.
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for vi
:w writes to file
:q quits
:wq writes then quits
Or leave insert mode (I use esc) and then you can hold shift and press z twice.
 
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