Unix Tip #4498- July 5, 2014


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VI INDENTATION


Indent your lines or remove
the indentation in the vi
editor.

<< Shifts the current line to the left by one shift width.
>> Shifts the current line to the right by one shift width.

You can set the shift width
by command

:set sw

For example, the command to
set the shift width to 4
characters is

:set sw=4.

This tip generously supported by: neetas@noida.hcltech.com

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