7stud -- wrote:
> 
> Currently, I know how to mark and copy text in a file I am editing, say 
> ruby1.rb, then I can type
> 
> :set other.rb
> 

Whoops.  That should be:

:split other.rb

> and paste what I copied into other.rb.  

Then I type:

:w
:q

to save the text to other.rb, which closes other.rb and lets me continue 
editing ruby1.rb.

> What I want to be able to do is 
> while editing ruby1.rb, open other.rb, mark and copy some lines from 
> other.rb, and then paste the lines into ruby1.rb.
> 
> Thanks for any help.

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