To create a new window in elvis
, you use the
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The split screen is the result of typing
Like nvi , elvis gives each window its own status line. elvis is unique in that it uses a highlighted line of underscores, instead of reverse video, for the status line. ex colon commands are carried out on each window's status line.
Table 10.1 describes the windowing ex mode commands and what they do.
Table 10.2 describes the windowing ex arguments and their meanings.
elvis provides a number of vi mode commands for moving between windows. They are summarized in Table 10.3 .