Replace VIM Command

How to use Replace Command in Linux VIM editor?


r<char> stands for replace
This is a command used to replace a single character in the current cursor position.




Steps to replace letter in file using the vim editor.
  • Open the file test.txt using the command
    $ vim test.txt
  • We can notice the text in the file.
    Hiox India
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    Hiox India

  • Move the cursor to third line using the arrow keys.
  • Using the command replace the letter 'H' by 'A
    Press rA
  • The text after the replacement
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