Search and Replace in VI


Search and Replace in VI:

In Unix file, we will be able to search the particular keyword and replace it with different keyword globally.

Example for Search and Replace in VI:

->  :%s/search keyword/replacement keyword/g

In the above example the keyword Selvarasu will be replaced with Pachamuthu in the file. The keyword “g” used to search and replace globally. That means it will replace the keyword all over the file.


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