p VIM Command

How to use p Command in Linux VIM editor?


p stands for put
This command is used to paste a copied text into the file.




  • Open the file test.txt using the command
    $ vim test.txt
  • We can notice the text in the file.
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  • Let us see how to copy and paste the second line from the file.
  • To copy the second line to clipboard
    Press yy
  • Using put command we can paste the copied content
    Press p
  • The copied content will be pasted
    Put (p) Vim Command

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