Examples of inserting the contents of another file

To insert a file immediately after the line containing the cursor:

   :r examples.txt

This inserts the contents of the file examples.txt immediately after the current line.


To insert the contents of another file after a specific line in the current file:

   23:r toc.txt

This inserts the contents of the file toc.txt after line 23 of the current file. Line 24 is empty; the contents of the inserted file begin at line 25.


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