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                                                                index
This file contains a list of all commands for each mode, with a tag and a
short description.  The lists are sorted on ASCII value.

Tip: When looking for certain functionality, use a search command.  E.g.,
to look for deleting something, use: "/delete".

1. Insert mode                          insert-index
2. Normal mode                          normal-index
   2.1. Text objects                    objects
   2.2. Window commands                 CTRL-W
   2.3. Square bracket commands         [
   2.4. Commands starting with 'g'      g
3. Visual mode                          visual-index

NOTE: there may be platform specific methods
to block user specified keys from jVi.

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1. Insert mode                                          insert-index

tag             char            action  
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2. Normal mode                                          normal-index

CHAR     any non-blank character
WORD     any sequences of non-blank characters
N        a number entered before the command
{motion} a cursor movement command
Nmove    the text that is moved over with a {motion}
SECTION  a section that possibly starts with '}' instead of '{'

note: 1 = cursor movement command; 2 = can be undone/redone

tag             char          note action in Normal mode        
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                CTRL-@             not used
CTRL-A        CTRL-A          2  add N to number at/after cursor
CTRL-B        CTRL-B          1  scroll N screens Backwards
CTRL-D        CTRL-D             scroll Down N lines (default: half a screen)
CTRL-E        CTRL-E             scroll N lines upwards (N lines Extra)
CTRL-F        CTRL-F          1  scroll N screens Forward
CTRL-G        CTRL-G             display current file name and position
<BS>          <BS>            1  same as "h"
CTRL-H        CTRL-H          1  same as "h"
<Tab>         <Tab>           1  go to N newer entry in jump list
CTRL-I        CTRL-I          1  same as <Tab>
<NL>          <NL>            1  same as "j"
CTRL-J        CTRL-J          1  same as "j"
                CTRL-K             not used
<CR>          <CR>            1  cursor to the first CHAR N lines lower
CTRL-M        CTRL-M>         1  same as <CR>
CTRL-N        CTRL-N          1  same as "j"
CTRL-O        CTRL-O          1  go to N older entry in jump list
CTRL-P        CTRL-P          1  cursor N lines upward
CTRL-Q        CTRL-Q             start blockwise Visual mode (dup of CTRL-V)
CTRL-R        CTRL-R          2  redo changes which were undone with 'u'
                CTRL-S             (used for terminal control flow)
CTRL-T        CTRL-T             jump to N older Tag in tag list
CTRL-U        CTRL-U             scroll N lines Upwards (default: half a
                                   screen)
CTRL-V        CTRL-V             start blockwise Visual mode
CTRL-W        CTRL-W {char}      window commands, see CTRL-W
CTRL-X        CTRL-X          2  subtract N from number at/after cursor
CTRL-Y        CTRL-Y             scroll N lines downwards
                CTRL-[ <Esc>       not used
                CTRL-\ not_CTRL-N  not used
CTRL-]        CTRL-]             :ta to ident under cursor
                CTRL-_             not used
<Space>       <Space>         1  same as "l"
!             !{motion}{filter}
                                2  filter Nmove text through the {filter}
                                   command
!!            !!{filter}      2  filter N lines through the {filter} command
quote         "{a-zA-Z0-9.%#:-"}  use buffer {a-zA-Z0-9.%#:-"} for next
                                   delete, yank or put (upper case to append)
                                   ({.%#:} only work with put)
#             #               1  search backward for the Nth occurrence of
                                   the ident under the cursor
$             $               1  cursor to the end of Nth next line
%             %               1  find the next (curly/square) bracket on
                                   this line and go to its match, or go to
                                   matching comment bracket, or go to matching
                                   preprocessor directive.
N%            {count}%        1  go to N percentage in the file
'             '{a-zA-Z0-9}    1  cursor to the first CHAR on the line with
                                   mark {a-zA-Z0-9}
''            ''              1  cursor to the first CHAR of the line where
                                   the cursor was before the latest jump.
'<            '<              1  cursor to the first CHAR of the line where
                                   highlighted area starts/started in the
                                   current buffer.
'>            '>              1  cursor to the first CHAR of the line where
                                   highlighted area ends/ended in the current
                                   buffer.
'[            '[              1  cursor to the first CHAR on the line of the
                                   start of last operated text or start of
                                   putted text
']            ']              1  cursor to the first CHAR on the line of the
                                   end of last operated text or end of putted
                                   text
(             (               1  cursor N sentences backward
)             )               1  cursor N sentences forward
star          *               1  search forward for the Nth occurrence of
                                   the ident under the cursor
+             +               1  cursor to the first CHAR N lines lower
,             ,               1  repeat latest f, t, F or T in opposite
                                   direction N times
-             -               1  cursor to the first CHAR N lines higher
.             .               2  repeat last change with count replaced with
                                   N
/             /{pattern}<CR>  1  search forward for the Nth occurrence of
                                   {pattern}
/<CR>         /<CR>           1  search forward for {pattern} of last search
count         0               1  cursor to the first char of the line
count         1                  prepend to command to give a count
count         2                       "
count         3                       "
count         4                       "
count         5                       "
count         6                       "
count         7                       "
count         8                       "
count         9                       "
:             :                  start entering an Ex command
N:            {count}:           start entering an Ex command with range
                                   from current line to N lines down
;             ;               1  repeat latest f, t, F or T N times
<             <{motion}       2  shift Nmove lines one 'shiftwidth'
                                   leftwards
<<            <<              2  shift N lines one 'shiftwidth' leftwards
=             ={motion}       2  filter Nmove lines through "indent"
==            ==              2  filter N lines through "indent"
>             >{motion}       2  shift Nmove lines one 'shiftwidth'
                                   rightwards
>>            >>              2  shift N lines one 'shiftwidth' rightwards
?             ?{pattern}<CR>  1  search backward for the Nth previous
                                   occurrence of {pattern}
?<CR>         ?<CR>           1  search backward for {pattern} of last search
@             @{a-z}          2  execute the contents of named buffer {a-z}
                                   N times
@@            @@              2  repeat the previous @{a-z} N times
A             A               2  append text after the end of the line N times
B             B               1  cursor N WORDS backward
C             ["x]C           2  change from the cursor position to the end
                                   of the line, and N-1 more lines [into
                                   buffer x]; synonym for "c$"
D             ["x]D           2  delete the characters under the cursor
                                   until the end of the line and N-1 more
                                   lines [into buffer x]; synonym for "d$"
E             E               1  cursor forward to the end of WORD N
F             F{char}         1  cursor to the Nth occurrence of {char} to
                                   the left
G             G               1  cursor to line N, default last line
H             H               1  cursor to line N from top of screen
I             I               2  insert text before the first CHAR on the
                                   line N times
J             J               2  Join N lines; default is 2
                                   'keywordprg'
L             L               1  cursor to line N from bottom of screen
M             M               1  cursor to middle line of screen
N             N               1  repeat the latest '/' or '?' N times in
                                   opposite direction
O             O               2  begin a new line above the cursor and
                                   insert text, repeat N times
P             ["x]P           2  put the text [from buffer x] before the
                                   cursor N times
Q             Q                  format Nmove text
R             R               2  enter replace mode: overtype existing
                                   characters, repeat the entered text N-1
                                   times
S             ["x]S           2  delete N lines [into buffer x] and start
                                   insert; synonym for "^cc" or "0cc",
                                   depending on autoindent
T             T{char}         1  cursor till after Nth occurrence of {char}
                                   to the left
V             V                  start linewise Visual mode
W             W               1  cursor N WORDS forward
X             ["x]X           2  delete N characters before the cursor [into
                                   buffer x]
Y             ["x]Y              yank N lines [into buffer x]; synonym for
                                   "yy"
[             [{char}            square bracket command (see below)
                \                  not used
]             ]{char}            square bracket command (see below)
^             ^               1  cursor to the first CHAR of the line
_             _               1  cursor to the first CHAR N - 1 lines lower
`             `{a-zA-Z0-9}    1  cursor to the mark {a-zA-Z0-9}
`<            `<              1  cursor to the start of the highlighted area
`>            `>              1  cursor to the end of the highlighted area
`[            `[              1  cursor to the start of last operated text
                                   or start of putted text
`]            `]              1  cursor to the end of last operated text or
                                   end of putted text
``            ``              1  cursor to the position before latest jump
a             a               2  append text after the cursor N times
b             b               1  cursor N words backward
c             ["x]c{motion}   2  delete Nmove text [into buffer x] and start
                                   insert
cc            ["x]cc          2  delete N lines [into buffer x] and start
                                   insert
d             ["x]d{motion}   2  delete Nmove text [into buffer x]
dd            ["x]dd          2  delete N lines [into buffer x]
e             e               1  cursor forward to the end of word N
f             f{char}         1  cursor to Nth occurrence of {char} to the
                                   right
g             g{char}            extended commands, see below
h             h               1  cursor N chars to the left
i             i               2  insert text before the cursor N times
j             j               1  cursor N lines downward
k             k               1  cursor N lines upward
l             l               1  cursor N chars to the right
m             m{A-Za-z}          set mark {A-Za-z} at cursor position
                m{.<>}             anonymous mark {toggle-set, go-prev, go-next}
                                   {jVi only anonymous marks}
n             n               1  repeat the latest '/' or '?' N times
o             o               2  begin a new line below the cursor and
                                   insert text, repeat N times
p             ["x]p           2  put the text [from register x] after the
                                   cursor N times
q             q{0-9a-zA-Z"}      record typed characters into named register
                                   {0-9a-zA-Z"} (upper case to append)
q             q                  (while recording) stops recording
r             r{char}         2  replace N chars with {char}
s             ["x]s           2  (substitute) delete N characters [into
                                   buffer x] and start insert
t             t{char}         1  cursor till before Nth occurrence of {char}
                                   to the right
u             u               2  undo changes
v             v                  start characterwise Visual mode
w             w               1  cursor N words forward
x             ["x]x           2  delete N characters under and after the
                                   cursor [into buffer x]
y             ["x]y{motion}      yank Nmove text [into buffer x]
yy            ["x]yy             yank N lines [into buffer x]
z<CR>         z<CR>              redraw, cursor line to top of window,
                                   cursor on first non-blank
z.            z.                 redraw, cursor line to center of window,
                                   cursor on first non-blank
z-            z-                 redraw, cursor line at bottom of window,
                                   cursor on first non-blank
zb            zb                 redraw, cursor line at bottom of window
zt            zt                 redraw, cursor line at top of window
zz            zz                 redraw, cursor line at center of window
{             {               1  cursor N paragraphs backward
bar           |               1  cursor to column N
}             }               1  cursor N paragraphs forward
~             ~               2  'tildeop' off: switch case of N characters
                                   under cursor and move the cursor N
                                   characters to the right
~             ~{motion}          'tildeop' on: switch case of Nmove text
<C-End>       <C-End>         1  same as "G"
<C-Home>      <C-Home>        1  same as "gg"
<C-Left>      <C-Left>        1  same as "b"
<C-Right>     <C-Right>       1  same as "w"
<Del>         ["x]<Del>       2  same as "x"
<Down>        <Down>          1  same as "j"
<End>         <End>           1  same as "$"
<Home>        <Home>          1  same as "0"
<Insert>      <Insert>        2  same as "i"
<Left>        <Left>          1  same as "h"
<LeftMouse>   <LeftMouse>     1  move cursor to the mouse click position
<PageDown>    <PageDown>         same as CTRL-F
<PageUp>      <PageUp>           same as CTRL-B
<Right>       <Right>         1  same as "l"
<S-Down>      <S-Down>        1  same as CTRL-F
<S-Left>      <S-Left>        1  same as "b"
<S-Right>     <S-Right>       1  same as "w"
<S-Up>        <S-Up>          1  same as CTRL-B
<Undo>        <Undo>          2  same as "u"
<Up>          <Up>            1  same as "k"

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2.1 Text objects                                                objects

These can be used after an operator or in Visual mode to select an object.

tag             command            action in Normal mode        
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
v_a(          a(                 same as ab
v_a)          a)                 same as ab
v_a<          a<                 "a <>" from '<' to the matching '>'
v_a>          a>                 same as a<
v_aB          aB                 "a Block" from "[{" to "]}" (with brackets)
v_aW          aW                 "a WORD" (with white space)
v_a[          a[                 "a []" from '[' to the matching ']'
v_a]          a]                 same as a[
v_ab          ab                 "a block" from "[(" to "])" (with braces)
v_ap          ap                 "a paragraph" (with white space)
v_as          as                 "a sentence" (with white space)
v_aw          aw                 "a word" (with white space)
v_a{          a{                 same as aB
v_a}          a}                 same as aB
v_i(          i(                 same as ib
v_i)          i)                 same as ib
v_i<          i<                 "inner <>" from '<' to the matching '>'
v_i>          i>                 same as i<
v_iB          iB                 "inner Block" from "[{" and "]}"
v_iW          iW                 "inner WORD"
v_i[          i[                 "inner []" from '[' to the matching ']'
v_i]          i]                 same as i[
v_ib          ib                 "inner block" from "[(" to "])"
v_ip          ip                 "inner paragraph"
v_is          is                 "inner sentence"
v_iw          iw                 "inner word"
v_i{          i{                 same as iB
v_i}          i}                 same as iB

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2.2 Window commands                                             CTRL-W

tag             command            action in Normal mode        
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
CTRL-W_CTRL-B CTRL-W CTRL-B      same as "CTRL-W b"
CTRL-W_CTRL-C CTRL-W CTRL-C      same as "CTRL-W c"
CTRL-W_CTRL-E CTRL-W CTRL-E      same as "CTRL-W e" {jVi only}
CTRL-W_CTRL-H CTRL-W CTRL-H      same as "CTRL-W h"
CTRL-W_CTRL-J CTRL-W CTRL-J      same as "CTRL-W j"
CTRL-W_CTRL-K CTRL-W CTRL-K      same as "CTRL-W k"
CTRL-W_CTRL-L CTRL-W CTRL-L      same as "CTRL-W l"
CTRL-W_CTRL-O CTRL-W CTRL-O      same as "CTRL-W o"
CTRL-W_CTRL-P CTRL-W CTRL-P      same as "CTRL-W p"
CTRL-W_CTRL-Q CTRL-W CTRL-Q      same as "CTRL-W q"
CTRL-W_CTRL-T CTRL-W CTRL-T       same as "CTRL-W t"
CTRL-W_CTRL-V CTRL-W CTRL-V       same as "CTRL-W v"
CTRL-W_CTRL-W CTRL-W CTRL-W       same as "CTRL-W w"
CTRL-W_CTRL-_ CTRL-W CTRL-_      same as "CTRL-W _"
CTRL-W_+      CTRL-W +           increase current window height N lines
CTRL-W_-      CTRL-W -           decrease current window height N lines
CTRL-W_<      CTRL-W <           decrease current window width N columns
CTRL-W_=      CTRL-W =           make all windows the same height
CTRL-W_>      CTRL-W >           increase current window width N columns
CTRL-W_H      CTRL-W H           move current window to the far left
CTRL-W_J      CTRL-W J           move current window to the very bottom
CTRL-W_K      CTRL-W K           move current window to the very top
CTRL-W_L      CTRL-W L           move current window to the far right
CTRL-W_S      CTRL-W S           same as "CTRL-W s"
CTRL-W__      CTRL-W _           set current window height to N (default:
                                   very high)
CTRL-W_b      CTRL-W b           go to bottom window
CTRL-W_c      CTRL-W c           close current window (like :close)
CTRL-W_e      CTRL-W e           go to Nth next window in alternate set
                                   of windows (those without associated files)
                                   {jVi only}
CTRL-W_h      CTRL-W h           go to Nth left window (stop at first window)
                                                   identifier under the cursor
CTRL-W_j      CTRL-W j           go N windows down (stop at last window)
CTRL-W_k      CTRL-W k           go N windows up (stop at first window)
CTRL-W_l      CTRL-W l           go to Nth right window (stop at last window)
CTRL-W_o      CTRL-W o           close all but current window (like :only)
CTRL-W_p      CTRL-W p           go to previous (last accessed) window
CTRL-W_q      CTRL-W q           quit current window (like :quit)
CTRL-W_s      CTRL-W s           split current window in two parts, new
                                   window N lines high
CTRL-W_t      CTRL-W t           go to top window
CTRL-W_v      CTRL-W v            split current window vertically, new window
                                   N lines wide
CTRL-W_w      CTRL-W w           go to N next window (wrap around)
CTRL-W_<Down> CTRL-W <Down>      same as "CTRL-W j"
CTRL-W_<Up>   CTRL-W <Up>        same as "CTRL-W k"
CTRL-W_<Left> CTRL-W <Left>      same as "CTRL-W h"
CTRL-W_<Right> CTRL-W <Right>    same as "CTRL-W l"

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2.3 Square bracket commands                                     [ ]


 tag            char          note action in Normal mode        
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
[#            [#              1  cursor to N previous unmatched #if, #else
                                   or #ifdef
                                   non-blank
[(            [(              1  cursor N times back to unmatched '('
[star         [*              1  same as "[/"
[/            [/              1  cursor to N previous start of a C comment
[[            [[              1  cursor N sections backward
[]            []              1  cursor N SECTIONS backward
[M            [M              1  cursor N times back to end of method
[m            [m              1  cursor N times back to start of method
                                   function
[{            [{              1  cursor N times back to unmatched '{'
]#            ]#              1  cursor to N next unmatched #endif or #else
])            ])              1  cursor N times forward to unmatched ')'
]star         ]*              1  same as "]/"
]/            ]/              1  cursor to N next end of a C comment
][            ][              1  cursor N SECTIONS forward
]]            ]]              1  cursor N sections forward
]M            ]M              1  cursor N times forward to end of method
]m            ]m              1  cursor N times forward to start of method
                                   function
]}            ]}              1  cursor N times forward to unmatched '}'

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2.4 Commands starting with 'g'                                          g

tag             char          note action in Normal mode        
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
g#            g#              1  like "#", but without using "\<" and "\>"
g$            g$              1  when 'wrap' off go to rightmost character of
                                   the current line that is on the screen;
                                   when 'wrap' on go to the rightmost character
                                   of the current screen line
gstar         g*              1  like "*", but without using "\<" and "\>"
g0            g0              1  when 'wrap' off go to leftmost character of
                                   the current line that is on the screen;
                                   when 'wrap' on go to the leftmost character
                                   of the current screen line
gE            gE              1  go backwards to the end of the previous
                                   WORD
gP            ["x]gP          2  put the text [from register x] before the
                                   cursor N times, leave the cursor after it
gT            gT                 Go to the previous tab page; wraps around.
g^            g^              1  when 'wrap' off go to leftmost non-white
                                   character of the current line that is on
                                   the screen; when 'wrap' on go to the
                                   leftmost non-white character of the current
                                   screen line
ge            ge              1  go backwards to the end of the previous
                                   word
gg            gg              1  cursor to line N, default first line
gi            gi              2  like "i", but first move to the '^ mark
gj            gj              1  like "j", but when 'wrap' on go N screen
                                   lines down
gk            gk              1  like "k", but when 'wrap' on go N screen
                                   lines up
gm            gm              1  go to character at middle of the screenline
gp            ["x]gp          2  put the text [from register x] after the
                                   cursor N times, leave the cursor after it
gq            gq{motion}      2  format Nmove text
gt            gt                 Go to the next tab page; wraps around.
gv            gv                 reselect the previous Visual area

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3. Visual mode                                          visual-index

Most commands in Visual mode are the same as in Normal mode. The ones listed
here are those that are different.

tag             command       note action in Visual mode        
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
v_CTRL-G      CTRL-G             convert visual mode to java text selection
                                   VIM: toggle between Visual and Select mode
v_CTRL-V      CTRL-V             make Visual mode blockwise or stop Visual
                                   mode
v_!           !{filter}       2  filter the highlighted lines through the
                                   external command {filter}
v_:           :                  start a command-line with the highlighted
                                   lines as a range
v_<           <               2  shift the highlighted lines one
                                   'shiftwidth' left
v_=           =               2  filter the highlighted lines through the
                                   external program given with the 'equalprg'
                                   option
v_>           >               2  shift the highlighted lines one
                                   'shiftwidth' right
v_b_A         A               2  block mode: append same text in all lines,
                                   after the highlighted area
v_C           C               2  delete the highlighted lines and start
                                   insert
v_D           D               2  delete the highlighted lines
v_b_I         I               2  block mode: insert same text in all lines,
                                   before the highlighted area
v_J           J               2  join the highlighted lines
v_K           K                  run 'keywordprg' on the highlighted area
v_O           O                  Move horizontally to other corner of area.
                Q                  does not start Ex mode
v_R           R               2  delete the highlighted lines and start
                                   insert
v_S           S               2  delete the highlighted lines and start
                                   insert
v_U           U               2  make highlighted area uppercase
v_V           V                  make Visual mode linewise or stop Visual
                                   mode
v_X           X               2  delete the highlighted lines
v_Y           Y                  yank the highlighted lines
v_a(          a(                 same as ab
v_a)          a)                 same as ab
v_a<          a<                 extend highlighted area with a <> block
v_a>          a>                 same as a<
v_aB          aB                 extend highlighted area with a {} block
v_aW          aW                 extend highlighted area with "a WORD"
v_a[          a[                 extend highlighted area with a [] block
v_a]          a]                 same as a[
v_ab          ab                 extend highlighted area with a () block
v_ap          ap                 extend highlighted area with a paragraph
v_as          as                 extend highlighted area with a sentence
v_aw          aw                 extend highlighted area with "a word"
v_a{          a{                 same as aB
v_a}          a}                 same as aB
v_c           c               2  delete highlighted area and start insert
v_d           d               2  delete highlighted area
v_gJ          gJ              2  join the highlighted lines without
                                   inserting spaces
v_gq          gq              2  format the highlighted lines
v_gv          gv                 exchange current and previous highlighted
                                   area
v_i(          i(                 same as ib
v_i)          i)                 same as ib
v_i<          i<                 extend highlighted area with inner <> block
v_i>          i>                 same as i<
v_iB          iB                 extend highlighted area with inner {} block
v_iW          iW                 extend highlighted area with "inner WORD"
v_i[          i[                 extend highlighted area with inner [] block
v_i]          i]                 same as i[
v_ib          ib                 extend highlighted area with inner () block
v_ip          ip                 extend highlighted area with inner paragraph
v_is          is                 extend highlighted area with inner sentence
v_iw          iw                 extend highlighted area with "inner word"
v_i{          i{                 same as iB
v_i}          i}                 same as iB
v_o           o                  move cursor to other corner of area
v_r           r               2  delete highlighted area and start insert
v_s           s               2  delete highlighted area and start insert
v_u           u               2  make highlighted area lowercase
v_v           v                  make Visual mode characterwise or stop
                                   Visual mode
v_x           x               2  delete the highlighted area
v_y           y                  yank the highlighted area
v_~           ~               2  swap case for the highlighted area

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