troubleshooting Question

Help in Vi Editor Linux

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tia_kamakshiFlag for United Arab Emirates asked on
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Hi,

I am new to linux. I have some silly questions

1. In the bash terminal I wish to read file, as the file is big I wrote the command vi list_notifications.pl ¦ more
 but when I have gone exited the file without saving (:q!) then I get the message saying 3 files to edit.
 
 what does that mean.

mcc@ps-pa22:~$ vi list_notifications.pl ¦ more
3 files to edit


2. Next I mistakenly wrote command ls list_notifications.pl `

then I got > in new line.

I dont know what does that mean and how do we exit this file from this

Here is, what had happend

mcc@ps-pa22:~$ ls list_notifications.pl `
>
> ;
> '
>



3. Now when I wanted to read a file by using command vi list_notifications.pl ¦ more

then how do i go to next or previous page. I mean what keyboard button I should click

Thanks for your help
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