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Chapter 15. Using the DOS Editor > Mastering Fundamental Editing Techniques

Mastering Fundamental Editing Techniques

Editing is a skill—almost an art. Some editing techniques are simple, others more complex. You can perform many editing tasks in more than one way. The following sections discuss the fundamental editing skills, which include moving the cursor, scrolling, and inserting and deleting text.

Moving the Cursor

When you have text in the DOS Editor window, you can move the cursor around the text in several ways. The Editor provides two alternative cursor-movement interfaces:


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