What are the modes in VI editor?

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I am new to linux and wanted to know the different types of modes in VI editor. Can anyone help me with the modes?
Mar 8, 2019 in Others by David
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VI editor works basically on three modes, these can be termed as follows:

  1. Regular mode or command mode: view the file
  2. Insertion mode or edit mode: edit the file
  3. Replacement mode or Ex-mode: replace file, other physical changes.
answered Mar 8, 2019 by Nabarupa

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