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Exiting vi

Whew! Time to exit vi red_a.jpg.

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red_a.jpg Use esc.jpg:q! to quit vi without saving changes.

To exit vi:

esc.jpg:q

Enter command mode by typing esc.jpg, then type :q to quit vi. If you haven’t saved your latest changes, vi will not quit and will tell you to use ! to override. To quit without saving your changes, use :q!, as shown in gray_a.jpg.

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