# How to remove lines from a to b in a text file using the editor vi ?

Daidalos May 08, 2020

Example of how to remove lines from a to b using vi editor ?

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### 1 -- Remove lines from a to b (with b>a)

To delete lines from a to b, a solution is to use the command:

:m,nd


Note: to remove from the current line to line n:

:,nd


### 2 -- Remove all lines

Note: to remove all content in the file:

:1,\$d