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Vim read-only option

You can start vim with a read-only option. This prevents making accidentally changes in files you don't want to touch.

view /file/to/open

view is actually vim.

Use case

You have opened many similar files and accidentally type :wq in the wrong one. Did you make changes? Which changes you made? When do you notice you edited the wrong file?

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Emanuel De
Last edit:
11 months ago
by Emanuel De
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