Copy and Paste in Vim

To copy and paste a chunk of code in Vim follow these instructions;

  1. Place the cursor on the line you want to begin cutting.
  2. Press V to select the entire line, or v to select from where your cursor is.
  3. Move the cursor to the end of what you want to cut, using h,j,k, or l
  4. Press y to copy it, or d to cut it.
  5. Place the cursor where you would like to paste your copied stuff.
  6. Press P to paste it before your cursor, or p to paste it after the cursor.

You can copy and paste between buffers.

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