Editing in Vim is a combination of mode swapping and command execution. What this ultimately means is that to be comfortable editing in Vim requires practice—and lots of it. There are many resources available to help you practice (I cover some popular options at the end of the chapter). We’ll also be looking at some of the commands, operators, and editing tricks I personally use in my day-to-day workflow.
In this chapter, we’ll be seeing some examples of how to edit content in real documents. This isn’t just about learning commands (as you’ve already done in previous chapters) but about seeing how you can apply the ...