X VIM Command

How to use X Command in Linux VIM editor?

Explanation


X stands for Cut
This command is used to cut previous letter from current cursor position. It works similar to the backspace.

Usage:

X

Example:


Steps to cut text from the file using the vim editor.
  • Open the file test.txt using the command
    $ vim test.txt
  • We can notice the text in the file. The cursor focus on the letter 't'
    Cut (X) Vim
  • Let us remove the previous letter 'u' from the current position.
    Press X
  • The text after the cut operation will be as follows
    Cut (X) Vim Command

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