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e [! ] [+ n ] [filename ]

Begin editing on filename . If no filename is given, start over with a copy of the current file. Add a ! to edit the new file even if the current file has not been saved since the last change. With the + n argument, begin editing on line n . Or n may be a pattern, of the form / pattern .

Examples

:e file
:e#
:e!


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