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[ale] VI vs perl RE question

On Wed February 1 2006 7:17 am, Jim wrote:
> I'm trying to use vi to search for something enclosed in quotes,
> using perl RE I get a hit with $var =~/"(.*?)"/; ?But using the same
> re in vi doesn't work. ?Is there an equivalent search in v

                      The Vim documentation files.  Use ":help 
doc-file-list" to get the com?
                      plete list.

if you know ED commands you can search on almost anything in VI.
the slash command is how you search:

use the backslash for special characters

Paul Cartwright
Registered Linux user # 367800