Vim Tip #14: Undo, Redo, and Repeat


tags: Vim

Vim Tips

In Normal Mode, . can be used to repeat your last action - although this only applies to editing actions (delete or paste) and not movements.

To undo something (again - edits, not movement), use u. In the original vi, this was a one-off, but in any current Vim version you can undo anything done in your current editing session.

The last lesson for the day is redo: Ctrl-r. Like undo, you can redo every undo done in this session.