Common Tasks using Evil vim-style editingλ︎
Copy Cut Pasteλ︎
Copy, cut and paste commands use the Emacs kill-ring, which maintains a complete history of values cut or copied since Emacs was started.
Copy - yankλ︎
Copy is known as yank in Emacs terminology.
y to yank the currently selected text into the kill-ring, typically used with visual select and motions
y y to yank the current line
Cut commands followed by
uto undo are effectively the same as using copy
p to paste the contents of the kill-ring
C-k scroll through the kill-ring history, allowing previously cut and copied values to be selected
pcopies any selected text into the kill-ring and will be pasted the next time
P pastes the contents of the kill-ring, without copying selected text. Use
P if replacing the same text in several places or consider using iedit to replace multiple selections