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Re: VI highlighting 'echo'



On Thursday 30 December 2004 06:23, Sean wrote:
> Here's my guess...   somehow you pressed the number 8 key and holding
> shift, while your cursor was sitting on the word "echo".   This is the
> shortcut for search-for-word.   Now every time you load vi it is showing
> you your previous "search".    You can simply press   /    and then type a
> bunch of random keys as a search string.   Press ENTER and the word echo
> will no longer be highlighted every time you start vi.
or indeed:
<esc>:nohl
which will clear the highlights

Stuart
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