- Vi / Vim: Save And Quit The Editor Command
To save and quit the vi or vim editor with saving any changes you have made:
If you are currently in insert or append mode, press Esc key.
Press : (colon). The cursor should reappear at the lower left corner of the screen beside a colon prompt.
Enter the following command (type 😡 and press Enter key):
This will quit the editor, and all changes you have made to the document will be saved to the file.
To quit without saving