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11.7. Accessing Multiple Files

Command Action
:e file

Edit another file; current file becomes alternate.

:e! Restore last saved version of current file.
:e+ file Begin editing at end of new file.
:e+ n file Open new file at line n.
:e# Open to previous position in alternate file.
:ta tag

Edit file containing tag at the location of the tag.

:n Edit next file.

Force next file into buffer (don't save changes to current file).

:n files Specify new list of files.
:args Display multiple files to be edited.
:rew Rewind list of multiple files to top.

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