On Mon, Nov 18, 2002 at 08:07:44AM +0900, Rudolf Polzer wrote:
> Scripsit ille  JamesBritt <james / jamesbritt.com>:
> > > c) Emacs...well if you are an Emacs user there will never be anything
> > > better, but for the rest of humanity...there is FreeRIDE ;-)
> > 
> > I was going to mention vi, but then decided against it.
> 
> Forget vi, you cannot even select text using it (you have to press <c-g>
> at the start and the beginning of a block to get the line numbers which
> you have to type in for the command). Also, vi doesn't have ZQ for "quit
> and don't save", as well as no syntax-highlighting.

ma to mark the start of a block, then d'a to delete all the lines
between the start and the cursor.  or d`a to delete all the characters
between the start and the cursor.

Quit and don't save is :q!

Paul