Ex mode in Terminal?

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  1. tallguy macrumors regular

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    #1
    I was going through some things in terminal and came across this. I just typed in ex and it goes into ex mode. Does anyone know what this is used for?
     
  2. slpdLoad macrumors 6502a

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    #3
    It's a mode of vim (vi-improved). vi/ex are basic text editors in unix.

    Type "man ex" to see more.
     

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