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How to Exit VIM

  • Want to save changes and exit? Esc + :wq + Enter
  • Want to exit without saving changes? Esc + :q!


  1. Exit edit mode: Press Esc
  2. Enter quit command (choose one):
    1. Quit: :q
    2. Quit without saving: :q!
    3. Save + Quit: :wq
  3. Press Enter
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