Subject: Re: Wash and Go
To: Chapman Flack <>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/16/2004 10:09:12
On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 08:18:36AM -0500, Chapman Flack wrote:
> > I can't remember which vi it was, but i can remember there where Line
> > Numbers.
> > I'd like to know on which Line Number I am. 
> Yes, vi has supported line numbering for as many years as I can remember.
> If you type 'set all' at the : prompt you will see all of the options vi
> supports.  Any that are not self-explanatory should be covered in the man
> page.  'set number' is the one you want here.

	or perhaps 'set ruler' might be a little better, if you just want the
cursor position at the bottom of the screen.