- Choosing an Editor
- Starting pico and Dabbling with It
- Saving in pico
- Cutting and Pasting Text Blocks in pico
- Checking Spelling in pico
- Getting Help in pico
- Exiting pico
- Starting vi and Dabbling with It
- Saving in vi
- Adding and Deleting Text in vi
- Importing Files into vi
- Searching and Replacing in vi
- Exiting vi
- Starting emacs and Dabbling with It
- Using emacs Menus to Spell-Check
- Saving in emacs
- Exiting emacs
Saving in emacs
Save yourself potential headaches by saving frequently. To save files in emacs (Figure 4.20), follow these steps.
Figure 4.20 Saving is very important—at least if you want to keep the results of your efforts.
To save text in emacs:
Press to let emacs know that another command is coming, and then to save. Finally, type the filename (hairyspiders, in this example) you want to use for the file, then type e. If you've already saved the file once, just press , followed by .