Vi (Vim) File Saving Related CommandsTags: vi, vim
Many times, after we opened a file using Vi, we may want to open another file or save the file into another location.
Here are the commands:
Press [Esc] key, then press colon (:), at the left corner of your editor, you can type the following commands to save the file.
|q!||Quit without saving changes i.e. discard changes|
|r fileName||Read data from file called fileName|
|wq||Write and quit (save and exit)|
|w fileName||Write to file called fileName (save as)|
|w! fileName||Overwrite to file called fileName (save as forcefully)|