- In normal mode one can use the regular qwerty-keys to perform common commands:
- Move around
- Cut or copy text to the registers
- Manipulate text programmatically
- Once ":" is pressed in normal mode, one can enter the so-called "ex" commands at the command-line.
- This allows saving the file "w", quitting "q" or "q!", substituting text "s///", etc.
- Some of these commands will be covered in more detail later on.