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A Simple One

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

Start file
999 1999
End file
1024 2048

View Diff

1c1
< 999 1999
---
> 1024 2048

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#612 Joe Mansour / @jmanso5 - Score: 41 - 12/30/10 @ 15:48
i1024<Del><Del><Del><Right><Del><Del><Del><Del>2048<Esc>:q<CR>:wq<CR>

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Created by: @bjjwillis

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