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       vimtutor - the Vim tutor


       vimtutor [-g] [language]


       Vimtutor starts the Vim tutor.  It copies the tutor file first, so that
       it can be modified without changing the original file.

       The Vimtutor is useful for people that want to learn  their  first  Vim

       The  optional argument -g starts vimtutor with gvim rather than vim, if
       the GUI version of vim is available, or falls back to Vim  if  gvim  is
       not found.

       The  optional [language] argument is the two-letter name of a language,
       like "it" or "es".  If the [language] argument is missing, the language
       of  the  current  locale  will be used.  If a tutor in this language is
       available, it will be used.  Otherwise  the  English  version  will  be

       Vim is always started in Vi compatible mode.


                      The Vimtutor text file(s).

                      The Vim script used to copy the Vimtutor text file.


       The  Vimtutor  was  originally  written for Vi by Michael C. Pierce and
       Robert K. Ware, Colorado  School  of  Mines  using  ideas  supplied  by
       Charles      Smith,     Colorado     State     University.      E-mail:
       It was modified for Vim by  Bram  Moolenaar.   For  the  names  of  the
       translators see the tutor files.



                                 2001 April 2                      VIMTUTOR(1)