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Using the pico text editor

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To edit a file named foo with the pico text editor, use this command:

    % pico foo
The beginning of your file will be displayed in the top part of the page, and the control sequences for most of the common commands are displayed along the bottom.

The entire online help material for pico is contained on two pages. Use control-G to display the help material. There is also a man page for pico.

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Last updated: 2007/11/30 22:15:00 UT
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