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Edlin: M (Move)--Examples

Suppose that the following file is in memory and ready to edit. You can type 1L at the Edlin prompt to see the contents of the file.

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 hard 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
16: Rockdale Corporation
17: "A World Leader in Technology"

What if you prefer to have the motto at the beginning of the memo? You can move lines 16 and 17 before the existing line 1 by typing the following command:

16,17,1m

Type the Edlin l (list) command at the Edlin prompt to see the following correctly renumbered lines:

1: Rockdale Corporation
2: "A World Leader in Technology"
3: Dear Mr. Muster:
4:
5: Congratulations on your promotion
6: to the position of Senior Chemical
7: Engineer. I continue to be most
8: impressed with your hard work.
9:
10: I think you will enjoy working with
11: Mr. Lang on the new project. Please
12: let me know if there is anything I
13: can do to assist you.
14:
15: Sincerely,
16:
17: S.L. Martin, President

The following command specifies that Edlin is to move the block of lines including the current line through the next 25 lines to immediately before line 100:

,+25,100m

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