Ever copy code into vim and realize that the line numbers were also copied. Here is a quick easy way to get rid of the line numbers.
We want to remove the first 5 characters from every line so then we need to use the normal option:
Press return and the line numbers are gone!
Some other tricks:
Remove first 2 characters of every line, only if they're spaces:
Note that the last slash is optional, and is only here so that you can see the two spaces. Without the slash, it's only 7 characters, including the :.
Move indentation to left for every line: