x VIM Command

How to use x Command in Linux VIM editor?


x stands for Cut
This command is used to cut a particular character from the file. The character is saved in the clipboard. The text in the clipboard can be pasted at required position.




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. Let us consider how to cut the letter 't' in the word 'Tutorial'.
    Cut (x) Vim Command
  • To remove the letter 't', move the cursor to desired position and then
    Press x
  • The text after the cut operation will be as follows
    Cut Particular Character from File Vim

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