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How to navigate in Vim

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http://www.linuxandlife.com – Vim is always my favorite text editor. I've been using Vim for over 2 years and still learning it. If you want to use Vim, the first thing you will need to know is how to navigate in Vim, since it is text-based. In this article, I will show you some basic navigation shortcut keys to use in Vim. 1. Basic navigation The most simple way to navigate around in vim is by using the arrow keys. Another method is use the four key: - k: move up - j: move down - h: to the left - l: to the right In case you dont want to press the same key many times, a shortcut method is to use these key with a numb (Distributions)