Copy & Paste over several files with vim?

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – Vim seems nice for most of the times and outperforms other editors in some categories. But what about Copy&Paste? (It seems to me that even MS DOS' EDIT.COM seems to outperform vim in this category.) Scenario 1: I have a software project, lots of directories and I want to move a function from one file to another. What is the most efficient way to do that? Scenario 2: I activate indentation. It seems in conflict with multi-line copy&paste. I remember seeing on the internet people suggesting to switch indentation off during this process. At the same time I even saw some weird mac (HowTos)