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VIMTUTOR(1)                                                                                      VIMTUTOR(1)

       vimtutor - the Vim tutor

       vimtutor [-g] [language]

       Vimtutor  starts  the  Vim tutor.  It copies the tutor file first, so that it can be modified without
       changing the original file.

       The Vimtutor is useful for people that want to learn their first Vim commands.

       The optional argument -g starts vimtutor with gvim rather than vim, if the  GUI  version  of  vim  is
       available, or falls back to Vim if gvim is not found.

       The  optional  [language]  argument  is the two-letter name of a language, like "it" or "es".  If the
       [language] argument is missing, the language of the current locale will be used.  If a tutor in  this
       language is available, it will be used.  Otherwise the English version will be used.

       Vim is always started in Vi compatible mode.

                      The Vimtutor text file(s).

                      The Vim script used to copy the Vimtutor text file.

       The  Vimtutor  was originally written for Vi by Michael C. Pierce and Robert K. Ware, Colorado School
       of Mines using ideas supplied by Charles Smith, Colorado State University.  E-mail:
       It was modified for Vim by Bram Moolenaar.  For the names of the translators see the tutor files.


                                                2001 April 2                                     VIMTUTOR(1)

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