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Edlin: I (Insert)--Example

Suppose you have used the Edlin l (list) command at the Edlin prompt to display the following text on your screen:

1: Dear Mr. Muster:
2:
3: Congratulations on your promotion
4: to the position of Senior Chemical
5: Engineer. I continue to be most
6: impressed with your work.
7:
8: Sincerely,
9:
10: S.L. Martin, President

Suppose you want to add another paragraph to the letter. To insert text before line 8, type 8I. Edlin displays the following:

8:*_

Now type the following line at the cursor on line 8:

8:*I think you will enjoy working with

Press ENTER at the completion of each new line and continue by typing the following lines:

9:*Mr. Lang on the new project. Please
10:*let me know if there is anything I
11:*can do to assist you.

Edlin displays the following:

12:*_

Insert a blank line by pressing ENTER and complete the insertion by pressing CTRL+C on the next line. You can type 1l to see the following correctly renumbered lines:

1: Dear Mr. Muster:
2:
3: Congratulations on your promotion
4: to the position of Senior Chemical
5: Engineer. I continue to be most
6: impressed with your work.
7:
8: I think you will enjoy working with
9: Mr. Lang on the new project. Please
10: let me know if there is anything I
11: can do to assist you.
12:
13:*Sincerely,
14:
15: S.L. Martin, President

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