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multipe search criteria in vi

I have a vi editor

Q1 I need to search text in a large file for multiple criteria like

date should be 03/23/2011 and text should be abc

:? 03/23/2011 abc

Q2. I want to search for last occurance of word abc in the vi editor
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gram77
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gram77
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farzanjCommented:
Q1:
In the command mode:
Enter the following
:/\03\/23\/2011 abc


Q2:
In the command mode
G
:?abc
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gram77Author Commented:
/\03\/23\/2011 abc does not work
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farzanjCommented:
I am sorry, I mistyped it

/03\/23\/2011 abc

If that doesn't work

Try
/03\/23\/2011.*abc

Also try
/03.23.2011.*abc


All of the above should work
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farzanjCommented:
For question 1:
If you are at the top of the file  (if not you can do 'gg'), or at the bottom of the file (or you can go to the bottom by pressing G)you can do

:?abc
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gram77Author Commented:
excellent
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