Abbreviation for Virgin Islands, in the West Indies; Vancouver Island, off the coast of Canada.
Virgin Islands, US
Short for visual. The first full-screen text editor under UNIX. The vi editor offers many powerful but not very intuitive keyboard commands. It is still in use on UNIX systems, despite the existence of other editors such as Emacs. See also editor, UNIX.
To edit a file using the vi editor. See also vi1.