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Learning curves showing difficulty of vi

Learning curves showing difficulty of vi

1 Due Date and Deliverables

Do not print this assignment on paper!

2 Purpose of this Assignment

Do not print this assignment on paper! On paper, you cannot follow any of the hyperlink URLs that lead you to hints and course notes relevant to answering a question.

This is a BONUS assignment for extra credit. It is optional.

  1. Learn more about the VIM text editor, the editor used by most Unix system administrators. The editor is “hard to learn and easy to use”.

  2. VIM is the only editor available on many non-GUI servers.

You must use the VIM editor to do your assignments during the term. Students who do not actually use the VIM editor during the term will not receive full credit for this Bonus assignment. You must actually use the VIM editor during the term to receive full Bonus credit.

Choose Your editor carefully

Choose Your editor carefully

3 Tasks

This is a BONUS assignment for extra credit. It is optional.

File and directory references below refer to pathnames created in VIM Worksheet #6 ODT. (For web viewing see VIM Worksheet #6 HTML.)

  1. Read the VIM Notes.
  2. Complete the command-line vimtutor VIM tutorial on the CLS.

worksheet06.odt

  1. Complete the word-processor document VIM Worksheet #6 ODT using OpenOffice or LibreOffice. Do not use Microsoft Word.

assignment04

  1. Rename your lab06 directory used in Worksheet 6 to be assignment04 under your CST8207-17W/Assignments directory.

assignment04.txt

  1. Rename your .verify.txt file in that directory to be assignment04.txt This assignment04.txt file should contain exactly 18 lines of text.

  2. Transfer the above assignment04.txt file from the CLS to your local computer and verify its contents. Do not edit this file! No empty files, please! Edited or damaged files will not be marked. You may want to refer to your File Transfer notes.

  3. Submit both your completed word-processor document worksheet06.odt file and the assignment04.txt file under the correct Assignment area on Blackboard (with the exact names) before the due date.

    Follow the same submission method as all your previous assignments, except that you must attach two files when you Submit to Blackboard, not just one file. Attach both files before you Submit.

  4. You must use the VIM editor to do your assignments during the term. Students who do not actually use the VIM editor during the term will not receive full credit for this Bonus assignment. You must actually use the VIM editor during the term to receive full Bonus credit.

READ ALL THE WORDS. OH PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE READ ALL THE WORDS!

VIM User

VIM User

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