Editor Wars: vi
Alliance Systems / MDSI
Tuesday, June 22 2001 at 7:00-9:00 pm
College of DuPage Room SRC-1048
This presentation will cover the general capabilities of the vi
editor; which NON-UNIX enthusiasts consider an acronym for "Virtually
The presentation will:
- Emphasize what vi is intended for
- Cover the three modes of the vi editor
- Highlight features of the ".exrc".
- Highlight the proper mentality of using vi.
- Examine powerful searches.
- Examine powerful substitution features
In addition, vim (vi improved) will be covered in this presentation. Useful
examples will be provided.
Glenn is a member of the Customer Support staff at Alliance Systems / MDSI.
Glenn has over 8 years experience with UNIX system administration; with a
strong background with internal and external support. He is a sophisticated
UNIX user in the areas of shell programming, UNIX regular expression, and
Systems Administration. Glenn has spoken before on very useful topics in
UNIX related topics (shell, perl, and awk programming, and UNIX Security) at
UniForum Chicago meetings and at technical conferences such as Technetron in
Boston (1992 & 1993) and MARUG in Myrtle Beach (1995 and 1996). Glenn has
also had UNIX tutorials published in Access To Wang.
In addition to his computer background, Glenn is a prominent Fastpitch
Softball Umpire who has worked five national tournaments. Glenn's name is
enshrined at the A.S.A Hall of Fame in recognition for working three or more
national tournaments. He has the long term goal to work the Pan American and
Olympics. He has also dedicated his time coaching at softball clinics.
The next meeting of UniForum Chicago will be from 7:00 pm to 9:00 PM on
Tuesday, June 22, 1998 at the College of DuPage. The address of the
meeting facility is:
College of DuPage
Building SRC, Rm 1048
22nd and Lambert
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56).
Butterfield West to Lambert Rd. Lambert Rd North to first
right after College Road. Park in lots 7 or 8 and
walk to SRC building. Room 1048 is on the first floor and is
entered through the cafeteria.
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