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This is a list of the commands you will use to delete characters or lines.

Delete characters

  • x: delete characters under cursor
  • X: delete characters before the cursor
  • nx or nX: same as before but for n characters
  • d^: delete all characters of the line until the cursor
  • D or d$: delete all characters of the line from the cursor until the end

Delete lines

  • dd: delete current line
  • ndd: delete n lines since current
  • :n,md: delete lines from n to m
  • :n,.d: delete all lines from n to cursor line
  • :.,$d: delete all lines from cursor line until the end